Author: Frank ‘Kin’ Hubbard

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

(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

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

It seems that nothing ever gets to going good till there's a few resignations.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Everything comes to him who waits… except a loaned book.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

All the world loves a good loser.

(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

Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(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

The less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

A loafer always has the correct time.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist













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