Irvin S. Cobb - Quotes

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As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid. ---->>>

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.

Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.

A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't. ---->>>

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings. ---->>>

Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms. ---->>>

If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers. ---->>>

An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued. ---->>>

I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial. ---->>>

A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: June 23, 1876
Die: 03-11, 1944
Occupation: Journalist

Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainder of his life. He wrote for the New York World, Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper, as the highest paid staff reporter in the United States (wikipedia)