Quotes by 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

One of the most difficult things in the world is to convince a woman that even a bargain costs money.
– Edgar Watson Howe

No one can help you in holding a good job except Old Man You.
– Edgar Watson Howe

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

Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.
– Edgar Watson Howe

People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can’t do.
– Edgar Watson Howe

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Families with babies, and families without babies, are so sorry for each other.
– Edgar Watson Howe

A man needs a friend not to flatter him, but to strengthen him at his weak points.
– Edgar Watson Howe

I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
– Edgar Watson Howe

No man’s credit is as good as his money.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Always remember that if a man knows where he can make a dollar, he will not tell you about it; he will go after it himself.
– Edgar Watson Howe

The most destructive criticism is indifference.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising
– Edgar Watson Howe

Most people have seen worse things in private than they pretend to be shocked at in public.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Automobiles are like people: the cheap ones are noisy.
– Edgar Watson Howe

If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.
– Edgar Watson Howe

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