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.”

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

“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.”

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe

“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.”

Edgar Watson Howe

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

Edgar Watson Howe