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Finley Peter Dunne quotes (16)

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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Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
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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 look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
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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.
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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.
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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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