Finley Peter Dunne


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

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