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Quotations by author » Edgar Watson Howe
American Editor, Novelist and Essayist, He was known as the Sage of Potato Hill, 1853-1937
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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
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A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
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A man should be taller, older, heavier, uglier, and hoarser than his wife
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A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country
Obstinacy
A modest man is usually admired - if people ever hear of him
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A really busy person never knows how much he weighs
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A theory is no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person.
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A thief believes everybody steals.
Theft
A woman does not spend all her time in buying things; she spends part of it in taking them back
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A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast
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A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man
AcquaintanceMen and Women
A young boy is a theory, an old man is a fact
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Abuse a man unjustly and you will make friends for him
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All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.
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American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
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Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.
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Any man who will look into his heart and honestly write what he sees there, will find plenty of readers.
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As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.
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Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone
Common sense
Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but nobody else does.
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