E. W. Howe Quotes

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Born: May 3, 1853,
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Died: , October 3, 1937
Occupation: Author

1.
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.
- E. W. Howe

2.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
- E. W. Howe

3.
A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.
- E. W. Howe

4.
For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone.
- E. W. Howe

5.
Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time.
- E. W. Howe

6.
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

7.
If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression.
- E. W. Howe

8.
Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better.
- E. W. Howe

9.
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.
- E. W. Howe

10.
Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising.
- E. W. Howe

11.
Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.
- E. W. Howe

12.
Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom wait until they have been married longer.
- E. W. Howe

13.
One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
- E. W. Howe

14.
Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- E. W. Howe

15.
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

16.
The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.
- E. W. Howe

17.
The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
- E. W. Howe

18.
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

19.
There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope.
- E. W. Howe

20.
To be an ideal guest, stay at home.
- E. W. Howe

21.
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

22.
When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
- E. W. Howe

23.
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
- E. W. Howe

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