Franklin P. Jones Quotes

Who is Franklin P. Jones?

Franklin P. Jones was an American reporter and humorist famous for his entertaining quotes.

Born January 01, 1908
Died January 01, 1980

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“Sex is a two-way treat.”

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“What makes resisting temptation difficult for many people is they don’t want to discourage it completely.”

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“A bargain is something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist.”

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“All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.”

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“An atheist is one who hopes the Lord will do nothing to disturb his disbelief.”

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“Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.”

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“Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.”

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“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.”

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“Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.”

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“Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.”

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“Forgive your enemies if you can’t get back at them any other way.”

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“He who hesitates is interrupted.”

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“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.”

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“It’s a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.”

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“Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwile.”

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“Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing up, a sound set of values – and witnesses.”

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“Nothing produces such odd results as trying to get even.”

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“One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody’s listening.”

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“One thing about experience is that when you don’t have very much you’re apt to get a lot.”

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“Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue.”

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“Silence gives consent, or a horrible feeling that nobody’s listening.”

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“Tact is the ability to stay in the middle without getting caught there.”

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“The conscience is a small, still voice that makes minority reports.”

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“The easiest way to solve a problem is to pick an easy one.”

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“The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.”

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“The only problem with having nothing to do is you can’t stop and rest.”

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“The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.”

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“The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.”

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“When you get something for nothing, you just haven’t been billed for it yet.”

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“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.”

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