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Edgar Howe Quotes

As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.
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#Difficulty #Bed

If the fools do not control the world, it isn't because they are not in the majority
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#Control

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

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

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man
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#Acquaintance

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

The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.
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#Fights And Fighting

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer
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#Bride

The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it
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#Judgment

When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck
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#Luck

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
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#Love

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.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

The most destructive criticism is indifference
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#Criticism

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

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

If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it.
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#Man

Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising
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#Advertising

The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep
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#Man

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself
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#Man

No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
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#Listening

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
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#Problems

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.
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#Ancestry #Dating

There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep
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#People

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

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast
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#Woman

If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him.
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#Cute Love