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Edgar Watson Howe

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Express a mean opinion of yourself occasionally; it will show your friends that you know how to tell the truth.

Edgar Watson Howe

Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.

Edgar Watson Howe

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

Edgar Watson Howe

Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.

Edgar Watson Howe

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.

Edgar Watson Howe

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is any thing you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you're old.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.

Edgar Watson Howe

A poem is no place for an idea.

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.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

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.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.

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.

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.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

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.

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe
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