Frases de Kin Hubbard
Data de nascimento: 1. Setembro 1868
Data de falecimento: 26. Dezembro 1930
Kin Hubbard, pseudônimo de Frank McKinney Hubbard , humorista e jornalista estadunidense.
Citações Kin Hubbard
It seems that nothing ever gets to going good till there's a few resignations.
citado em "The World's Greatest Wacky One-Line Jokes" - página 94, de Bob Phillips - Harvest House Publishers, 2005, ISBN 0736914269, 9780736914260 - 124 páginas
Now an' then an innocent man is sent t' th' legislature.
The best of Kin Hubbard: Abe Martin's sayings and wisecracks,Abe's neighbors, his almanack, comic drawings, de Kin Hubbard, editado por David S. Hawes, Indiana University Press, 1984, ISBN 0253106117, 9780253106117, 144 páginas
The feller that calls you "brother" generally wants something that don`t belong to him
citado em "Encore: a continuing anthology" - Página 19, de Smith, Dent - The Encore press., 1946
There are two ways to handle a woman, and nobody knows either of them
citado em "Have you ever noticed?: the wit and irony of every day life", de Joe Moore - Press Pacifica, 1985, ISBN 0916630447, 9780916630447 - 91 páginas
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„Quando alguém lhe disser «Não é uma questão de dinheiro, mas de princípios», pode ter certeza: trata-se de uma questão de dinheiro.“
Variante: Quando alguém lhe disser: Não é uma questão de dinheiro, mas de princípio, trata-se de uma questão de dinheiro.
„Gittin' talked about is one o' th' penalties for bein' purty, while bein' above suspicion is about th' only compensation fer bein' homely.“
Abe Martin's Primer : The Collected Writings of Abe Martin and his Brown County, Indiana, Neighbors (1914)
As quoted in Instant Quotation Dictionary (1969) by Donald O. Bolander, p. 23.
Variante: Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.
„Nine-tenths of our crimes an' calamities are made possible by th' automobile. It has unleashed all th' pent-up criminal tendencies o' th' ages. It's th' central figure in murders, hold-ups, burglaries, accidents, elopements, failures an' abscondments. It has well nigh jimmed th' American home…. No girl is missin' that wuzn' last seen steppin' in a strange automobile…. An' ther hain't a day rolls by that somebuddy hain't sellin' ther sewin' machine, or ther home, or somethin' t' pay on an automobile…. Maybe th' jails an' workhouses are empty, but that's not because th' world is gittin' better. It's because all th' criminals escape in automobiles.“
Writing as his character, "th' Hon. Ex.-Editur Cale Fluhart." as quoted in The American Humorist : Conscience of the Twentieth Century (1964) by Norris W. Yeats, p. 107.
New Sayings by Abe Martin and Velma's Vow: A gripping love tale by Miss Fawn Lippincut (1916).
Hoss Sense and Nonsense (1926).
As quoted in The American Treasury, 1455-1955 (1955) by Clifton Fadiman, p. 993.
Variante: When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.
Short Furrows (1913)
It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
As quoted in The Book of Unusual Quotations (1957) by Rudolf Franz Flesch, p. 73
It's pretty hard t' be efficient without bein' obnoxious.
As quoted in The Quote Verifier : Who Said What, Where, and When (2006) by Ralph Keyes, p. 94.
As quoted in Reading I've Liked : A Personal Selection Drawn from Two Decades of Reading (1941) by Clifton Fadiman, p. 827.
A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.
As quoted in The Modern Handbook of Humor (1967) by Ralph Louis Woods, p. 17
The bee isn't really that busy — it just can't buzz any slower.
As quoted in Peter's People (1979) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 29.
„Never tell the box-office man that you can't hear well or he will sell you a seat where you can't see either.“
Short Furrows http://books.google.com/books?id=DCQOAAAAYAAJ&q=%22Never+tell+the+box-office+man+that+you+can't+hear+well+or+he+will+sell+you+a+seat+where+you+can't+see+either%22&pg=PA10#v=onepage (1911).
Short Furrows http://books.google.com/books?id=CboVAAAAYAAJ&q=%22ther's+still+a+few+honest+folks+left+but+they+never+seem+t'%22 (1913).