E. W. 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.E. W. Howe

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Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time.E. W. Howe

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One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.E. W. Howe

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Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.E. W. Howe

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To be an ideal guest, stay at home.E. W. Howe

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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.E. W. Howe

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A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.E. W. Howe

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

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Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.E. W. Howe

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It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.E. W. Howe

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Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.E. W. Howe

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

0 likes view quote Love, Woman, Man

There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Man, Men, Living

The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote People, Way, Some People

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Man, People, Him

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Woman, Breakfast, She

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

0 likes view quote Good, Man, Advice

If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.E. W. Howe

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A thief believes everybody steals.E. W. Howe

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A theory is no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Person, Like, Fact

The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Love, Friendship, Love Is

The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Time, Man, Risk

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Woman, Man, Forgive

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

0 likes view quote Music, Good, People

Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Man, Finding, Everything

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Anniversary, Bride, Never

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

0 likes view quote Marriage, Good, Advertising

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Time, Home, Children

You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough.E. W. Howe

0 likes view quote Love, Enemy, Him

The most destructive criticism is indifference.E. W. Howe

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