Quotations From FINLEY PETER DUNNE

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  • 1.
    Vice is a creature of such hideous mien ... that the more you see it the better you like it.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "The Crusade Against Vice," Mr. Dooley's Opinions (1901).
  • 2.
    A man's idea in a card game is war—cruel, devastating and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "On the Game of Cards," Mr. Dooley on Making a Will (1919).

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  • 3.
    Alcohol is nicissary f'r a man so that now an' thin he can have a good opinion iv himsilf, ondisturbed be th' facts.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. Chicago Tribune (April 26, 1914). Dooley on Alcohol.
  • 4.
    If ye live enough befure thirty ye won't care to live at all afther fifty.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. Dooley's Opinions, "Casual Observations," (1901).
  • 5.
    Most vegetarians I ever see looked enough like their food to be classed as cannibals.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. Dooley's Philosophy, "Casual Observations," (1900).

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  • 6.
    Thrust ivrybody, but cut th' ca-ards.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. Dooley's Philosophy, "Casual Observations," (1900).

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  • 7.
    Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Casual Observations," Mr. Dooley's Philosophy (1900).

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  • 8.
    Most vegetarians I ever see looked enough like their food to be classed as cannibals.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Casual Observations," Mr. Dooley's Philosophy (1900).

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  • 9.
    A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
    Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Casual Observations," Mr. Dooley's Opinions (1890).
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