Author: Edgar Watson Howe

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

One of the most difficult things in the world is to convince a woman that even a bargain costs money.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

To be an ideal guest, stay at home.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

When a man says money can do anything… he hasn't got any.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

All of the troubles that some people have in life is that which they married into.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Modesty: The gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

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

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

A woman might as well propose: her husband will claim she did.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor
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