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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
It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so.

R
If animals had reason, they would act just as ridiculous as we menfolks do.
A
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
N
Plenty of folks are so contrary that if they should fall into the river, they would insist upon floating upstream.
K
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Inspiring Quotations," by Albert W. Wells, Jr., 1988.
N: In "Readers' Digest."
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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