E. W. Howe Quotes
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The only thing some men do is grow older.
A young boy is a theory; an old man is a fact.
A reasonable probability is the only certainty.
A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.
A modest man is usually admired—if people ever hear of him.
When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
No man would listen to you if he didn't know it was his turn next.
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it; he hasn't any.
If you think before you speak the other fellow gets in his joke first.
You can easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue; agree with him.
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched.
Everyone hates a martyr; it's no wonder martyrs were burned at the stake.
If you tell a good story, its narration will remind hearers of a bad one.
For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone.
It is a matter of regret that many low, mean suspicions turn out to be well founded.
When a man is trying to sell you something, don't believe he is that polite all the time.
Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.
If a man dies and leaves his estate in an uncertain condition, the lawyers become his heirs.
No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising.
Reading is like permitting a man to talk a long time, and refusing you the right to say anything in rebuttal.
Another person's secret is like another person's money: you are not as careful with it as you are with your own.
None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The records do not show that Adam and Eve were married.
There is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is to enjoy earning it.
The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it.
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.
A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.
Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it. He hasn't any.