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Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.

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

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

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy.

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

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

Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.

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

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

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

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

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.

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