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Edgar Watson Howe
May 3, 1853 - October 3, 1937
Nationality: American
Category: Editor
Subcategory: American Editor

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


There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep.


When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.


Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.


The most destructive criticism is indifference.


To be an ideal guest, stay at home.


Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy.


Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time.


If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him.


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.


The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.


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


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


It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.


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


When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time.


All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.


The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.


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


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


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