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Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

(1853-1937), American Journalist, Author

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.

Category: Adversity

You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him.

Category: Agreement

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

Category: Amusement

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.

Category: Ancestry

The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.

Category: Argument

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

Category: Causes

Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.

Category: Children

Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.

Category: Common Sense

I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known.

Category: Complaints And Complaining

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

Category: Crime And Criminals

As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.

Category: Difficulties

Don't be crazy to do a lot of things you can't do .

Category: Difficulties

Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.

Category: Familiarity

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

Category: Farming And Farmers

The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.

Category: Fights And Fighting