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Irvin S. Cobb
June 23, 1876 - March 11, 1944
Nationality: American
Category: Journalist
Subcategory: American Journalist

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.


A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.


I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial.


An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.


Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.


A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't.


Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.


If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.


As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.


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