"There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Josh Billings on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Josh Billings on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Josh Billings on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Josh Billings on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Josh Billings on Mark Twain
"I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry."
"The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust."
"The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way."
"One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs."
"The best medicine I know for rheumatism is to thank the Lord that it ain't gout."