It was Josh Billings
who said, "The trouble with people is not that they don't know, but that they know so much that ain't so.
Here is a gem by Josh Billings
: "There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory." (4) If we link Billings's words to performance preparation, we realize that, sadly, this is often true.
Like one of my favorite funny writers, Josh Billings
, liked to say, "Be like a postage stamp.
As the humorist Josh Billings
once wrote, "It isn't what a man knows that hurts him.
said: "The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way." A family matter comes to a head, so is it better to carry on the good fight or sit back and let someone make a mistake or two?
. A family matter comes to a head, so is it better to carry on the good fight or sit back and let someone make a mistake or two?
Translated by Josh Billings
. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House, 2009.
' brace and one by Dan Davies saw Garndiffaith shatter Rhymney's unbeaten record and leapfrog the visitors to the top of the table with a 28-13 win.
"There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory," said American humorist Josh Billings
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." Actually, according to an introductory essay titled "On the Need to Know" by William Safire in The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge, the supposed Twain quotation came from a Twain contemporary, a humorist named Josh Billings
. How did Safire find that out?
HUMORIST Josh Billings
once claimed that "the biggest fool in the world hasn't been born yet".
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself," according to Josh Billings