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Kin Hubbard Quotes

A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower.

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one.

A loafer always has the correct time.

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen.

After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.

All the world loves a good loser.

An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed.

As to those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in God's path, give them, then, the tidings of a painful agony: on a day when these things shall be heated in hell-fire, and their foreheads, and their sides, and their backs shall be branded therewith.

Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.

Being an optimist after you've got everything you want doesn't count.

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

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

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

Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.

Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs.

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.

I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans.

I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that's more than I can say for prosperity.