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Edgar Watson Howe Quotes

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.

~ Edgar Watson Howe

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

~ Edgar Watson Howe

A man should be taller, older, heavier, uglier, and hoarser than his wife.

~ Edgar Watson Howe

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.

~ Edgar Watson Howe

Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to have an early start.

~ Edgar Watson Howe

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

~ Edgar Watson Howe

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

~ Edgar Watson Howe

- Country Town Sayings, 1911

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