Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night’s sleep.

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

When a man is trying to sell you something, don’t imagine that he is polite all the time.

A poem is no place for an idea.

The liberty of the press is most generally approved when it takes liberties with the other fellow, and leaves us alone.

People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can’t fool the neighbors.

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.

Abuse a man unjustly and you will make friends for him.

There is only one thing to do for a man who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is to enjoy earning it.

The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it.