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Josh Billings Quotes: It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.
         

It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.


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This page presents the quote "It's a wise man who profits by his own experience, but it's a good deal wiser one who lets the rattlesnake bite the other fellow.". Author of this quote is Josh Billings. This quote is about wiser, men, profit, wise, experience,.