Finley Peter Dunne


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Finley Peter Dunne (July 10, 1867 — April 24, 1936) was an American humorist and writer from Chicago. He published Mr. Dooley in Peace and War, a collection of his nationally syndicated Mr. Dooley sketches, in 1898.

The fictional Mr. Dooley expounded upon political and social issues of the day from his South Side Chicago Irish pub and he spoke with the thick verbiage and accent of an ... more »

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