Thought for the Day
“Common sense is the knack
of seeing things as they are,
and doing things
as they ought to be done.”
~ Josh Billings
Born 20 April 1818 Lanesborough, Massachusetts
Died 14 October 1885 Monterey, California.
American humorist writing under the pen name of Josh Billings. He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain, although his reputation has not fared so well with later generations.