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Kin Hubbard

Data di nascita: 1. Settembre 1868
Data di morte: 26. Dicembre 1930

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Kin Hubbard, pseudonimo di Frank McKinney Hubbard , è stato un umorista e disegnatore statunitense, celebre per aver creato il personaggio "Abe Martin", le cui vignette furono pubblicate su oltre 300 giornali americani per quasi 26 anni, dal 17 dicembre 1904 fino alla morte dell'autore.

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Frasi Kin Hubbard

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„There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.“

— Kin Hubbard
Elbert Hubbard, part of a larger comment quoted from Electrical Review without further attribution in The Search for the North Pole (1896) by Evelyn Briggs Baldwin, p. 520, this was later published as part of various works by Hubbard, including An American Bible (1918) edited by Alice Hubbard. Also once misattributed to Amelia J Calver in The Manifesto (January 1896) by the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing (Shakers), misattribution to Kin Hubbard seems to be a relatively recent occurrence on the internet.

„Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid.“

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in The Book of Unusual Quotations (1957) by Rudolf Franz Flesch, p. 47.

„Some folks can look so busy doin' nothin' that they seem indispensable.“

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in Saturday Review‎ (18 March 1944), p. 19 Variant: Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable.

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

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in Peter's People (1979) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 28.

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„We’d all like t’vote fer th’best man, but he’s never a candidate.“

— Kin Hubbard
The Best of Kin Hubbard (1984) Variant: We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate.

„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.“

— Kin Hubbard
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).

„Ther's still a few honest folks left but they never seem t' find anything you lose.“

— Kin Hubbard
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).

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„It's purty hard t' be efficient without bein' obnoxious.“

— Kin Hubbard
Short Furrows (1913) Variants: 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.

„Now an' then an innocent man is sent t' th' legislature.“

— Kin Hubbard
Back Country Folks (1914) Variant: Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature. As quoted in The Dictionary of Humorous Quotations‎ (1949) by Evan Esar, p. 105.

„Bees are not as busy as we think they are. They jest can't buzz any slower.“

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in Reading I've Liked : A Personal Selection Drawn from Two Decades of Reading (1941) by Clifton Fadiman, p. 827. Variants: 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.

„Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest.“

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in The Book of Unusual Quotations (1957) by Rudolf Franz Flesch, p. 8.

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