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No man would listen to you talk if he did not know that it was his turn next.
– Edgar Watson Howe

You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched.
– Edgar Watson Howe

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Category: Work Quotes | No comments

It’s no credit to anyone to work too hard.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Financial sense is knowing that certain men will promise to do certain things, and fail.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
– Edgar Watson Howe

When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
– Edgar Watson Howe

The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and can’t get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.
– Edgar Watson Howe

The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
– Edgar Watson Howe

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
– Edgar Watson Howe

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

Raising children is like making biscuits: it is as easy to raise a big batch as one, while you have your hands in the dough.
– 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

Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
– Edgar Watson Howe

When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars.
– Edgar Watson Howe

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
– Edgar Watson Howe

A woman who can’t forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Category: Fear Quotes | No comments

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.
– Edgar Watson Howe