Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

Every successful person I have heard of has done the best he could with the conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero.. view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

To be an ideal guest, stay at home... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

There is only one thing people like that is good for them.. view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The most destructive criticism is indifference... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom.. view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

When a man is trying to sell you something, don't imagine that he is polite all the time... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe

When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time... view

By: Edgar Watson Howe