Author: Frank ‘Kin’ Hubbard

The worst waste of breath, next to playing a saxophone, is advising a son.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Folks that blurt out just what they think wouldn't be so bad if they thought.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

The feller that calls you "Brother" generally wants something that don't belong to him.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Kindness goes a long ways lots o' times when it ought t' stay at home.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

I’ll bet the hardest thing about prize fightin’ is pickin’ up yer teeth with a boxin’ glove on.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Some people pay a compliment as if they expected a receipt.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

No one needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

I'll bet the hardest thing about prize fighting is picking up your teeth with a boxing glove on.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

The man who says "I may be wrong, but… " does not believe there can be any such possibility.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

If you want to get rid of somebody, just tell him something for his own good.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Distant relatives are the best kind, and the further the better.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Of all the unbearable nuisances, the ignoramus that has traveled is the worst.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist