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Summary

Kin Hubbard was a famous Journalist from USA, who lived between September 1, 1868 and December 26, 1930.

Biography

Frank McKinney Hubbard (born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, died in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA), American philosopher and journalist.

He was creator of the cartoon "Abe Martin of Brown County" which ran in U.S. newspapers from 1904 until his death in 1930, and was the originator of many political quips that remain in use. North American humorist Will Rogers reportedly declared Kin to be "America's greatest humorist.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 53 quotes who is written / told by Kin, under the main topics: Men, Music, Nature, Politics.

Related authors: Will Rogers

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kin_Hubbard

Famous quotes by Kin Hubbard (53)


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"Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men"
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"Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while"
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"We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate"
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"Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count"
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"Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on"
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"As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith"
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"An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed"
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"All the world loves a good loser"
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"After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school"
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"A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen"
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"A loafer always has the correct time"
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"A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one"
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"A good listener is usually thinking about something else"
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"A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower"
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"It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about"
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"If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest"
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"If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public"
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"If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation"
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"If capital and labor ever do get together it's good night for the rest of us"
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"Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper"
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"When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money"
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"Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family"
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"There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?"
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"There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick"
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"Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid"
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"Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil"
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"Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best"
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"Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature"
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"Nothing is as irritating as the fellow who chats pleasantly while he's overcharging you"
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"Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it"
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"Nobody kicks on being interrupted if it's by applause"
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"Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble"
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"Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet"
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"Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest"
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"It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed"
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"It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it"
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"It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game"
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"It isn't enough for you to love money - it's also necessary that money should love you"
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"It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed"
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"Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune"
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"No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish"
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"It's what a fellow thinks he knows that hurts him"
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"The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store"
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"The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them"
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"No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech"
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"Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable"
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"Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit"
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"I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that's more than I can say for prosperity"
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"I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans"
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"Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people"
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"Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely"
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"Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs"
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"Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught"


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