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Kin Hubbard

Data urodzenia: 1. Wrzesień 1868
Data zgonu: 26. Grudzień 1930


Kin Hubbard właśc. Frank McKinney Hubbard – amerykański humorysta.

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Cytaty Kin Hubbard

„Ze wszystkich domowych środków leczniczych najlepszym jest dobra żona.“

— Kin Hubbard
Źródło: Leksykon złotych myśli, wyboru dokonał Krzysztof Nowak, Warszawa 1998.


„When a fellow says, "It hain't the money, but th' principle o' the thing," it's th' money.“

— Kin Hubbard
Hoss Sense and Nonsense (1926). Variant: When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money. As quoted in The American Treasury, 1455-1955 (1955) by Clifton Fadiman, p. 993.

„Some people are so sensitive that they feel snubbed if an epidemic overlooks them.“

— Kin Hubbard
New Sayings by Abe Martin and Velma's Vow: A gripping love tale by Miss Fawn Lippincut (1916).

„Th' only way t' entertain some folks is t' listen t' 'em.“

— Kin Hubbard
New Sayings by Abe Martin and Velma's Vow: A Gripping Love Tale by Miss Fawn Lippincut (1916).


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

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists‎ (2007) by James Geary, p. 39

„Nobuddy ever listened t' reason on a empty stomach.“

— Kin Hubbard
[ From Abe Martin's "Short Furrows"], The American Magazine, February 1913.

„Don't knock th' weather. Nine-tenths o' th' people couldn' start a conversation if it didn' change once in a while.“

— Kin Hubbard
Abe Martin's Primer : The Collected Writings of Abe Martin and his Brown County, Indiana, Neighbors (1914).


„Gittin' talked about is one o' th' penalties for bein' purty, while bein' above suspicion is about th' only compensation fer bein' homely.“

— Kin Hubbard
Abe Martin's Primer : The Collected Writings of Abe Martin and his Brown County, Indiana, Neighbors (1914) Variant: Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely. As quoted in Instant Quotation Dictionary (1969) by Donald O. Bolander, p. 23.

„Ther's still a few honest folks left but they never seem t' find anything you lose.“

— Kin Hubbard
['s+still+a+few+honest+folks+left+but+they+never+seem+t'%22 Short Furrows] (1913).

„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.“

— Kin Hubbard
Elbert Hubbard, part of a larger comment quoted from Electrical Review without further attribution in The Search for the North Pole (1896) by Evelyn Briggs Baldwin, p. 520, this was later published as part of various works by Hubbard, including An American Bible (1918) edited by Alice Hubbard. Also once misattributed to Amelia J Calver in The Manifesto (January 1896) by the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing (Shakers), misattribution to Kin Hubbard seems to be a relatively recent occurrence on the internet.

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

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in The Book of Unusual Quotations (1957) by Rudolf Franz Flesch, p. 47.

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