Josh Billings (April 12, 1818 - October 14, 1885)
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Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well
Life is a grindstone, and whether it grinds a man down or polishes him up depends on the stuff he's made of
The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
For a guy like J.R. to take a game and put it on his shoulders without his backcourt partner, there is an example of how truly amazing it is to be around this group of guys.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.