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Quotations by author » Finley Peter Dunne
American Journalist and Humorist, 1867-1936
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A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
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A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.
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A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.
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Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
Alcohol
An appeal is when you ask one court to show it's contempt for another court.
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Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
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Don't jump on a man unless he is down.
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It don't make much difference what you study, so long as you don't like it.
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Most vegetarians I ever see looked enough like their food to be classed as cannibals.
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Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
Vegetarianism
One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need the money the most, are the ones that never have it.
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The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.
Husbands
The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
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The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better - it is just turning around as usual.
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There ain't any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare.
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There are no friends at cards or world politics.
Friends
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
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Vice is a creature of such hideous mien... that the more you see it the better you like it.
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