Quotations by Edward W. Howe

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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899


A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Advice, Man, Worth)

A theory is no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Fact, Theory)

A thief believes everybody steals.
- Edward W. Howe

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Americans, Lies, Public)

If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Money, Care, Man)

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Home, Time, Children, Mothers, Schools)

If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Old)

Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Enemies, Friends)

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Geometry, Problems, Will)

Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Work, Clothes, Ideals, Living)

Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Men, Women, Idea, Rights, Wrongs)

No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Man, Talk)

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Love, Man, Opinion, Woman)

People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can't do.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: People, Trying)

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Men, Law)

Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Men, Difficulties)

The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Argument, Satisfaction)

There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Men, Living, Man)

There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Hope, Nothing)

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: People, Community)

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.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Friend, Trouble)

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Music, People, Will)

When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: People, Trouble)

You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough.
- Edward W. Howe
(Keywords: Love, Enemy, Lies)







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