Edgar Watson Howe Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Edgar Watson Howe quotes, Edgar Watson Howe sayings, and Edgar Watson Howe proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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
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
Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him. Edgar Watson Howe
I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known. Edgar Watson Howe
Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing youth has. Edgar Watson Howe
People never have confidence in a Big Talker. They know his statements must be cut down, but they can never tell how much. Edgar Watson Howe
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact. Edgar Watson Howe
Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made. Edgar Watson Howe
A woman might as well propose: her husband will claim she did. Edgar Watson Howe
Nearly every man is a coward, if confronted by the proper terror. 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
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbours. 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
A thief believes everybody steals. Edgar Watson Howe
Abuse a man unjustly and you will make friends for him. Edgar Watson Howe
No man's credit is ever as good as his money. 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
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
Those who are actually in society, are not as ridiculous as those who are trying to get in. Edgar Watson Howe
Farmers only worry during the growing season, but town's people worry all the time. Edgar Watson Howe
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start. Edgar Watson Howe
The most agreeable thing in life is worthy accomplishment. It is not possible that the idle tramp is as contented as the farmers along the road who own their own farms, and whose credit is good at the bank in town. When the tramps get together at night, they abuse the farmers, but do not get as much satisfaction out of it as do the farmers who abuse the tramps. The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it. Edgar Watson Howe
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live. Edgar Watson Howe