Author: Frank ‘Kin’ Hubbard

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

The Arabs are only Jews upon horseback.

(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 worst feature of a new baby is its mother’s singing.

(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

Bargain: anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

When you consider what a chance women have to poison their husbands, it's a wonder there isn't more of it done.

(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

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

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(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

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

If [the weather] didn’t change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn’t start a conversation.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Perfume: Any smell that is used to drown a worse one.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

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

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

The only time some fellows are seen with their wives is after they're indicted.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist













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