Edgar Watson Howe Quotes


Best 11 Quotes by Edgar Watson Howe

“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 needs a friend not to flatter him, but to strengthen him at his weak points.”

“A woman who can`t forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.”

“Abusing the prosperous in order to curry the favor of the envious, is an old game that still works better than it should.”

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

“No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.”

“People hate the man who is a constant drain on their sympathy.”

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“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.”

“What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live.”

“When I get hold of a book I particularly admire, I am so enthusiastic that I loan it to someone who never brings it back.”

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

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