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One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.

 
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Josh Billings
Josh Billings
  • Born: April 21, 1818
  • Died: October 14, 1885
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer

Josh Billings was the pen name of 19th-century American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw . He was a famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States, perhaps second only to Mark Twain, during the latter half of the 19th century.