Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing – but we all do and call it Hope.

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.

The most destructive criticism is indifference.

Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

No man’s credit is as good as his money.

I believe in grumbling it is the politest form of fighting known.

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live.

Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.

In the old days of barbarism, the people fought with hatchets. Civilized men buried the hatchet, and now fight with gossip.

Don’t take up a man’s time talking about the smartness of your children; he wants to talk to you about the smartness of his children.