Instead of loving your enemies -- treat your friends a little better.— Edward W. Howe
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Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer.
Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
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.
When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.
A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.
A thief believes everybody steals.
If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him.
Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.
No man's credit is ever as good as his money.
One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.
Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
I think I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
Every successful man I have heard of has done the best he could with conditions as he found them...
The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
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.
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
To be an ideal guest, stay at home.
When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time.
The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.
Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
A theory is no more like a fact than a photograph is like a person.
People are always neglecting something they can do in trying to do something they can't do.
Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.
Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy.
All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.
None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors.
The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.
It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing youth has.
The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them.
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it. He hasn't any.
The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.
As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.
Don't be crazy to do a lot of things you can't do .
I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known.
The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.
American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him.
Farmers only worry during the growing season, but towns people worry all the time.