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Henry Wheeler Shaw Quotes

(1818-1885), American Humorist

We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.

Category: Advice

Common Sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.

Category: Common Sense

The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.

Category: Complaints And Complaining

Man was created a little lower than the angels and has bin getting a little lower ever since.

Category: Creation

It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.

Category: Forgiveness

My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.

Category: Patience

It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.

Category: Reputation

About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.

Category: Riches

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.

Category: Self-esteem

There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.

Category: Worry