Kin Hubbard Quotes – Know More About Kin Hubbard Books, Cartoons, Bio, Wiki

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Frank McKinney Hubbard better known as Kin Hubbard, was an American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist. he was born on 1 September 1868 in Bellefontaine, Ohio. His most famous work was for “Abe Martin”. Introduced in The Indianapolis News in December 1904, the cartoon appeared six days a week on the back page of the News for twenty-six years. During the early years of the twentieth century, the isolated hilly county had one of Indiana’s highest poverty and illiteracy rates. Hubbard thought having a rustic Brown County resident as a font of wisdom humorous. Many of the quips Hubbard coined remain in use today.

NameKin Hubbard
Born1 September 1868, in  Bellefontaine, Ohio, United States
Died26 December 1930, in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
SpouseJosephine Jackson (m. 1905–1930)
ParentsThomas Hubbard, Sarah Jane
ProfessionAmerican Cartoonist

Kin Hubbard Some famous Works

  • Collection of Indiana Lawmakers and Lobbyists (1903).
  • Abe Martin of Brown County, Indiana (1907). Compiled from The Indianapolis News.
  • Abe Martin’s Almanack (1907, 1908, 1911, 1921)
  • Abe Martin’s Brown County Almanack (1909).
  • Brown County Folks (1910).
  • Short Furrows (1912).
  • Back County Folks (1913).
  • Abe Martin’s Primer (1914). Illustrations by Francis Gallup.
  • Abe Martin’s Sayings and Sketches (1915).
  • Abe Martin’s Back Country Sayings (1917). Compiled from the Indianapolis News; revised and edited by Hubbard.
  • Abe Martin on the War and Other Things (1918). Compiled from the News; revised, edited, and illustrated by Hubbard.
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  • Abe Martin’s Home Cured Philosophy (1919).
  • Abe Martin, the Joker on Facts (1920).
  • These Days (1922).
  • Fifty Two Weeks of Abe Martin (1924).
  • Abe Martin on Things in General (1925).
  • Abe Martin, Hoss Sense and Nonsense (1926).
  • Abe Martin’s Wise Cracks and Skunk Ridge Papers (1927).
  • Abe Martin’s Barbed Wire (1928).
  • Abe Martin’s Town Pump (1929).
  • Book of Indiana (1929). Compiled under the direction of James O. Jones.
  • Abe Martin’s Broadcast (1930)
  • Abe Martin’s Wisecracks (1930). Selections by E. V. Lucas.

Kin Hubbard Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • Men are not punished for their sins, but by them. – Kin Hubbard
  • Next to a circus there ain’t nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit. – Kin Hubbard
  • Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. – Kin Hubbard
  • No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish. – Kin Hubbard
  • It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. – Kin Hubbard
  • Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while. – Kin Hubbard
  • A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen. – Kin Hubbard
  • Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home. – Kin Hubbard
  • Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn’t have as many monuments to unveil. – Kin Hubbard
  • 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
  • It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. – Kin Hubbard
  • The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store. – Kin Hubbard
  • We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate. – Kin Hubbard
  • Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. – Kin Hubbard
  • No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech. – Kin Hubbard
  • A bee is never as busy as it seems; it’s just that it can’t buzz any slower. – Kin Hubbard
  • If there’s anything a public servant hates to do it’s something for the public. – Kin Hubbard
  • If you haven’t seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven’t seen her smile her prettiest. – Kin Hubbard
  • There’s no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn’t tell you about it? – Kin Hubbard
  • All the world loves a good loser. – Kin Hubbard
  • Lack of pep is often mistaken for patience. – Kin Hubbard
  • The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. – Kin Hubbard
  • A loafer always has the correct time. – Kin Hubbard
  • Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best. – Kin Hubbard
  • Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men. – Kin Hubbard

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