Kin Hubbard Quotes

“A good listener is usually thinking of something else.”

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“A sympathizer is a fellow that’s for you as long as it doesn’t cost anything.”

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

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“Being an optimist after you’ve got everything you want doesn’t count.”

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“Come good times or bad, there is always a market for things nobody needs.”

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“Don’t knock the weather. If it didn’t change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn’t start a conversation.”

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“Everything comes to him who waits, except a loaned book.”

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“Flattery won’t hurt you if you don’t swallow it.”

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“Fun is like life insurance – the older you get, the more it costs.”

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

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“In spite of all our speeding it’s still the style to be late.”

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“It’s pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.”

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“It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty and wealth have both failed.”

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“Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience.”

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“Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.”

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“Man’s greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of with his neighbors.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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“The only time some fellows are ever seen with their wives is after they’ve been indicted.”

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

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

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“We’d all like to vote for the best man, but he’s never a candidate.”

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

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