Franklin P. Jones

Franklin P.
Jones
1908
1980

Reporter, Public Relations Executive and Humorist

Author Quotes

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.

Perhaps nothing has changed in the course of history as much as historians.

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist.

It’s a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.

You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something.

A bargain is something you have to find use for, once you've bought it.

It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon. Which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.

Seeing ourselves as others would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them.

You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech.

A fanatic is one who sticks to his guns whether they're loaded or not.

Love doesn't make the word go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Sex is a two-way treat.

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

Reporter, Public Relations Executive and Humorist