Kin Hubbard - Quotes

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If capital and labor ever do get together it's good night for the rest of us. ---->>>

If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest.

If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest.

A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.

A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.

Nothing is as irritating as the fellow who chats pleasantly while he's overcharging you. ---->>>

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.

Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.

Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper. ---->>>

Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs. ---->>>

Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

The world gets better every day - then worse again in the evening. ---->>>

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.

We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate.

There are two ways to handle a woman, and nobody knows either of them. ---->>>

Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.

Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.

A good listener is usually thinking about something else. ---->>>

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people. ---->>>

The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more. ---->>>

Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable. ---->>>

Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home.

Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home.

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.

There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.

Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely. ---->>>

Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet. ---->>>

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. ---->>>

It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it. ---->>>

An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed. ---->>>

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

All the world loves a good loser.

All the world loves a good loser.

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.

No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.

No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen. ---->>>

Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil. ---->>>

The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you. ---->>>

It's the good loser who finally loses out. ---->>>

Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on. ---->>>

Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught. ---->>>

If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation. ---->>>

It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game. ---->>>

Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest. ---->>>

When a fellow says, 'It ain't the money but the principle of the thing,' it's the money. ---->>>

There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it? ---->>>

There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick. ---->>>

The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing. ---->>>

Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid. ---->>>

A loafer always has the correct time.

A loafer always has the correct time.

It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about. ---->>>

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech. ---->>>

I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans. ---->>>

Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature. ---->>>

It's what a fellow thinks he knows that hurts him. ---->>>

A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one. ---->>>

I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that's more than I can say for prosperity. ---->>>

Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt. ---->>>

Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble. ---->>>

Nobody kicks on being interrupted if it's by applause. ---->>>

Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it. ---->>>

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them. ---->>>

Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family. ---->>>

It isn't enough for you to love money - it's also necessary that money should love you. ---->>>

After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school. ---->>>

Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count. ---->>>

If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public.

If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public.

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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: September 1, 1868
Birthplace:
Die: 12-26, 1930
Occupation: Journalist
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Frank McKinney Hubbard (born 1 September 1868 in Bellefontaine, Ohio - died: 26 December 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist better known by his pen name "Kin" Hubbard. 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 (wikipedia)