Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Franklin P. Adams
Franklin Adams
Franklin P. Adams.
BornNovember 15, 1881
Chicago, Illinois
DiedMarch 23, 1960
New York, New York
American journalist. Best known for his newspaper column "The Conning Tower" and for appearances on the radio and television program "Information Please."

The repository contains two quotes from Franklin P. Adams.


You never know what you can do without until you try.


I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.