Franklin P. Jones

Franklin P.
Jones
1908
1980

Reporter, Public Relations Executive and Humorist

Author Quotes

Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.

Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values and witnesses.

The quickest and shortest way to crush whatever laurels you have won is for you to rest on them.

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business.

Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being there.

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.

Nothing produces such odd result as trying to get even.

The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.

Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.

Nothing's so apt to undermine your confidence in a product as knowing that the commercial selling it has been approved by the company that make it.

Untold suffering seldom is.

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.

One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.

What makes resisting temptation difficult for many people is they don’t want to discourage it completely.

Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

One thing you will probably remember well is any time you forgive and forget.

When you get something for nothing, you just haven't been billed for it yet.

Experience is that marvelous thing that enable you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it.

While enormous strides have been made in recent years, there's still a lot to be said for a smile.

Forgive your enemies--if you can't get back at them any other way.

Originality is the art of concealing your source.

You are what you eat. For example, if you eat garlic you're apt to be a hermit.

I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.

Author Picture
First Name
Franklin P.
Last Name
Jones
Birth Date
1908
Death Date
1980
Bio

Reporter, Public Relations Executive and Humorist