Kin Hubbard Quotations

Kin Hubbard

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

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

Folks that blurt out just what they think wouldn't be so bad if they thought.

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

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

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

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

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

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

It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.

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

Litigation: A form of hell whereby money is transferred from the pockets of the proletariat to that of lawyers.

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

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.

Nothing will dispel enthusiasm like a small admission fee.

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

Only one fellow in ten thousand understands the currency question, and we meet him every day.

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

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

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

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

The less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag.

The only time some fellows are seen with their wives is after they've been indicted.

There is one advantage of being poor -- a doctor will cure you faster.

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

Very often the quiet fellow has said all he knows.

We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate.

Who remembers when we used to rest on Sunday instead of Monday?

Women seem to be all right on bargains till it comes to picking out a husband.