Henry Wheeler Shaw, recognized by his pen name Josh Billings, was a famous American humorist and lecturer, renowned for his work ‘Josh Billings' Sayings’, ‘Everybody's Friend’ and ‘Josh Billings' Trump Kards’. He lived a mobile life touring across the country, orating humorous lectures which were followed and admired by all. His comments and thoughts on American Civil war became vastly popular through newspapers, books and lectures and are quoted till date. The gift of his rustic aphorism is one thing that Josh Billings will be remembered for. His philosophies were based on seeking knowledge and truth and believed that there’s nothing more elegant than being an intellectual genius. Here is a collection of few intellectually enlightening quotes and sayings from this popular American humorist on happiness, parenting, speech, children, love, truth, life, devotion, inspiration, wisdom, joy, laughter, behavior and success.