E. W. Howe Quotes

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The only thing some men do is grow older.
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A young boy is a theory; an old man is a fact.
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age

A reasonable probability is the only certainty.

certainty

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.
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age women

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.

fear advice

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

trouble

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

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

When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
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No man would listen to you if he didn't know it was his turn next.
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conversation listening

Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
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What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.

reputation

Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better.
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friendship

When a man says money can do anything, that settles it; he hasn't any.
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money funny

If you think before you speak the other fellow gets in his joke first.
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communication

When a man says money can do anything, that settles it. He hasn't any.
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money

No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
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You can easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue; agree with him.
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arguments

You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched.

quarrels

If you tell a good story, its narration will remind hearers of a bad one.
— E. W. Howe

stories funny

Everyone hates a martyr; it's no wonder martyrs were burned at the stake.
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hate

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

quarrels

It is a matter of regret that many low, mean suspicions turn out to be well founded.

suspicion

When a man is trying to sell you something, don't believe he is that polite all the time.
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Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.
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If a man dies and leaves his estate in an uncertain condition, the lawyers become his heirs.
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lawyers

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
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If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
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humor

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
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music

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

Reading is like permitting a man to talk a long time, and refusing you the right to say anything in rebuttal.

reading

Another person's secret is like another person's money: you are not as careful with it as you are with your own.
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secrets

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The records do not show that Adam and Eve were married.
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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.
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marriage

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

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.
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friendship