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Will Cuppy

Datum narození: 23. srpen 1884
Datum úmrtí: 19. září 1949

Will Cuppy byl americký spisovatel.



„Ano je snadné vidět na lidech jen chyby; těžší je vidět na nich to dobré, zvláště když to neexistuje.“

„Etiketa znamená, že se chováme o něco lépe, než je absolutně nutné.“


„Never call anyone a baboon unless you are sure of your facts.“

„A hermit is simply a person to whom civilization has failed to adjust itself.“

„We all make mistakes, but intelligence enables us to do it on purpose.“

„The stork is voiceless because there is really nothing to say.“

„Intelligence is the capacity to know what we are doing and instinct is just instinct. The results are about the same.“ How to Attract the Wombat

„It's easy to see the faults in people, I know; and it's harder to see the good. Especially when the good isn't there.“ The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody: Great Figures of History Hilariously Humbled


„He had also learned that there is no use murdering people; there are always so many left, and if you tried to murder them all you would never get anything else done.“ The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody: Great Figures of History Hilariously Humbled

„Just when you're beginning to think pretty well of people, you run across somebody who puts sugar on sliced tomatoes.“

„Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.“

„A few alligators are naturally of the vicious type and inclined to resent it when you prod them with a stick. You can find out which ones these are by prodding them.“


„All modern men are descended from wormlike creatures, but it shows more on some people.“

„There are 2,500 kinds of sponges, all of them consist largely of holes.“

„Armadillos make affectionate pets, if you need affection that much.“

„Unfortunately, this world is full of people who are ready to think the worst when they see a man sneaking out of the wrong bedroom in the middle of the night.“

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