Kin Hubbard Quotes (125 Quotes)


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

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

    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?

    Why they call a feller that keeps losin' all the time a good sport gits me


    The election is not very far off when a candidate can recognize you across the street.

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

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

    Bees are not as busy as we think they are. They just can't buzz any slower.

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

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

    Some folks can look so busy doing ' that they seem indispensable

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

    Every time I read where some woman gave a short talk I wonder how she stopped

    Nobody ever forgets where they buried a hatchet.

    A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

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

    Some folks can look so busy doing nothin' that they seem indispensable.


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

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


    Lots of fellows think a home is only good to borrow money on.

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

    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.

    One of the commonest ailments of the present day is premature formation of an opinion.

    In spite of all our speeding it's still the style to be late.

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

    We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to.

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

    My idea of walking into the jaws of death is marrying some woman who has lost three husbands.

    The woman that tries t' keep up with the' procession don't see near as much as her husband who stands on the' curb

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

    Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.

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

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

    No matter how much strong black coffee we drink, almost any after-dinner speech will counteract it.

    There isn't much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it.

    A true lady or gentleman remains at home with a grouch same as if they had pneumonia

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

    You kin never tell what a woman or a country jury is goin' to do

    When some folks agree with my opinions I begin to suspect I'm wrong.

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

    A bad cold wouldn't be so annoying if it weren't for the advice of our friends.

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

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

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


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

    A long memory and a long tongue are regular ole cronies


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