Franklin P. Adams

American journalist, humorist

Lived from: 1881-1960

Category: Comedians and humor | Media

Quotes: Franklin P. Adams

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    Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
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    I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
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    I find that a great part of the information I have, was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
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    Ninety-two percent of the stuff told you in confidence you couldn't get anyone else to listen to.
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    There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.
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    There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.
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    To err is human; to forgive, infrequent.
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    Too much truth is uncouth.
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    What this country needs is a good five cent cigar.
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    When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them.
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