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