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Josh Billings
(1818-1885) born on
Apr 21
US writer. His plain language, philosophical, bucolic aphorisms and hapless grammer were widely popular after the Civil War.
         
   
F
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.

R
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
A
One-half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.
N
Keep a cow, and the milk won't have to be watered but once.
K
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
A: In "Readers' Digest."
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
   


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