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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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„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.

„When a fellow says, "It hain't the money, but th' principle o' the thing," it's th' money.“

— Kin Hubbard
Hoss Sense and Nonsense (1926). Variant: When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money. As quoted in The American Treasury, 1455-1955 (1955) by Clifton Fadiman, p. 993.

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

— Kin Hubbard
New Sayings by Abe Martin and Velma's Vow: A gripping love tale by Miss Fawn Lippincut (1916).

„Th' only way t' entertain some folks is t' listen t' 'em.“

— Kin Hubbard
New Sayings by Abe Martin and Velma's Vow: A Gripping Love Tale by Miss Fawn Lippincut (1916).

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

— Kin Hubbard
As quoted in Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists‎ (2007) by James Geary, p. 39

„Nobuddy ever listened t' reason on a empty stomach.“

— Kin Hubbard
[http://books.google.com/books?id=uUUoAQAAMAAJ&q=%22Nobuddy+ever+listened+t+reason+on+a+empty+stomach%22&pg=RA3-PA16#v=onepage From Abe Martin's "Short Furrows"], The American Magazine, February 1913.

„Don't knock th' weather. Nine-tenths o' th' people couldn' start a conversation if it didn' change once in a while.“

— Kin Hubbard
Abe Martin's Primer : The Collected Writings of Abe Martin and his Brown County, Indiana, Neighbors (1914).

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„Gittin' talked about is one o' th' penalties for bein' purty, while bein' above suspicion is about th' only compensation fer bein' homely.“

— Kin Hubbard
Abe Martin's Primer : The Collected Writings of Abe Martin and his Brown County, Indiana, Neighbors (1914) Variant: Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely. As quoted in Instant Quotation Dictionary (1969) by Donald O. Bolander, p. 23.

„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.

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