Posts Tagged 'Finley Peter Dunne'

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/05/21

Finley Peter Dunne | American author | Britannica

It must be a good thing to be good or everybody wouldn’t be pretending he was.”   —   Finley Peter Dunne

(Finley Peter Dunne was kind of like the Stephen Colbert of his day.  Probably more so, as it was a simpler time, and newspapers were pretty much the only medium.  People actually read . . . a lot back then.  He looks a little like my great grandfather.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Today in 1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died, at the age of 35, in Vienna, Austria.

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/23/20

Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War | Finley Peter Dunne | Humorous ...

The past always looks better than it was; it’s only pleasant because it isn’t here.”   —   Finley Peter Dunne

(We do seem to romanticize the past a little too much.  Be well and do good.  To my Muslim readers:  Eid sa’id!)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/16/19

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It doesn’t make much difference what you study as long as you don’t like it.”   —   Finley Dunne

(Sounds like his character, Mr. Dooley.  This was turn of the century, Irish-American humor, so it’s funnier in context.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/06/19

Work is work if you’re paid to do it, and it’s pleasure if you pay to be allowed to do it.”   —   Finley Peter Dunne

(It???  Is he talking about something specific?  Strange quote.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/02/12

Nothing But Order in the Court

Nothing But Order in the Court (Photo credit: Chicago Man)

An appeal is when you ask one court to show contempt for another court.”   —   Finley Peter Dunne

(Both clever and hard to argue with!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/29/11

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Swearing was invented as a compromise between running away and fighting.”   —   Finley Peter Dunne

(Funny.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/05/10

Caricature of Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936). ...

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It must be a good thing to be good or everybody wouldn’t be pretending he was.”   — Finley Peter Dunne

(I can’t seem to verify this quote, online.  Can anyone find it for me and provide a link?)   — YUR


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