Finley Peter Dunne - Quotes

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Trust everybody, but cut the cards.

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.

Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts. ---->>>

The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.

Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. ---->>>

The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.

The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.

One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need the money the most, are the ones that never have it. ---->>>

There are no friends at cards or world politics. ---->>>

A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case. ---->>>

Don't jump on a man unless he is down. ---->>>

Vice is a creature of such hideous mien... that the more you see it the better you like it. ---->>>

A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable. ---->>>

An appeal is when you ask one court to show it's contempt for another court. ---->>>

The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better - it is just turning around as usual. ---->>>

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.

Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.

It don't make much difference what you study, so long as you don't like it. ---->>>

There ain't any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 10, 1867
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Journalist
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Finley Peter Dunne (July 10, 1867 – April 24, 1936) was an American humorist and writer from Chicago. In 1898 Dunne published Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War, a collection of his nationally syndicated Mr. Dooley sketches. Speaking with the thick verbiage and accent of an Irish immigrant from County Roscommon, the fictional Mr (wikipedia)