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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Journalist
Nation: American
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All the world loves a good loser.

Tags: Good, Loser, Loves

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

Tags: Helpless, Pet, Sick

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

Tags: Days, Kitchen, Ruined

Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.

Tags: Lack, Often, Patience

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

Tags: Democrats, Government, Ownership

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

Tags: Happiness, Hard, Pretty

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

Tags: Credit, Fellows, Stupid

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

Tags: Again, Evening, Worse

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

Tags: Innocent, Sent

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

Tags: Famous, School, Someone

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

Tags: Enough, Love, Money

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

Tags: Else, Game, Today

It's the good loser who finally loses out.

Tags: Finally, Good, Loser

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

Tags: Men, Punished, Sins

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

Tags: Alone, Help, Woman

Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.

Tags: Buried, Forgets, Nobody

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

Tags: Ignore, Old, Young

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

Tags: Money, Principle, Says

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

Tags: Almost, Grouch, Pays

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

Tags: Believes, Fellow, Optimist

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

Tags: Losing, Money, Thinks

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

Tags: After, Count, Optimist

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

Tags: Bad, Single, Someone

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

Tags: Able, Adversity, Stand

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

Tags: Away, Tell, Vacation

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

Tags: Hates, Public, Servant
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It's what a fellow thinks he knows that hurts him.

Tags: Him, Hurts, Knows

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

Tags: Benefit, Doubt

Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest.

Tags: Agreeable, Guest, Nobody

Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble.

Tags: Looking, Nobody, Trouble

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

Tags: Applause, Kicks, Nobody

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

Tags: Hard, Money, Nobody

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

Tags: Fellow, Irritating, While

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

Tags: Less, Peace, War

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

Tags: Either, Fool, Getting

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

Tags: Hardest, Less

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

Tags: Entertain, Folks, Listen

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

Tags: Success, Successful, Tell

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

Tags: Family, Head, Peace

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

Tags: Bliss, Foolish, Ignorance

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.

Tags: Give, God, Path

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

Tags: Change, Nature, Weather

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

Tags: Best, Politics, Vote

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

Tags: Else, Good, Thinking

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

Tags: Men

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

Tags: Fun, Life, Older

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

Tags: Next, Spirit

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

Tags: Best, Good, Home

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

Tags: Her, Smile, Wife

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

Tags: Bee, Busy, Seems

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

Tags: Knows, Nobody, Woman

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

Tags: Good, Night, Together

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

Tags: Enough, Honesty, Pay

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

Tags: Keep, Music, Thinking

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

Tags: Home, Kindness, Times

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.

Tags: Failure, Purpose, Trying

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

Tags: Money, Once, Put

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

Tags: Happiness, Hard, Pretty

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Tags: Bad, Destiny, Management

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

Tags: Getting, Pretty, While

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

Tags: Busy, Folks, Seem

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

Tags: Coming, Fellow, Home

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

Tags: Fun, Keep, Once

A loafer always has the correct time.

Tags: Correct, Time

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

Tags: Baby, Mother, Worst

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

Tags: Bad, Keep, Plan