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The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness
by Edgar Watson Howe

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

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When people hear good music,
it makes them homesick for
something they never had,
and never will have.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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

Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
- Edgar Watson Howe

 

For every quarrel a man and wife have before others,
they have a hundred when alone.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
- Edgar Watson Howe

If a woman doesn't chase a man a little,
she doesn't love him.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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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.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Every successful person I have heard of has done the
best he could with the conditions as he found them,
and not waited until next year for better.
- Edgar Watson Howe

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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

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

The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.
- Edgar Watson Howe

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed,
and can't get there, is the meanest feeling in the world.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The little trouble in the world that is not due to
love is due to friendship.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on
something from which you expect great appreciation,
and then fail to get it.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The average man's judgment is so poor,
he runs a risk every time he uses it.
- Edgar Watson Howe

To be an ideal guest, stay at home.
- Edgar Watson Howe

None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors.
The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The modest person is usually admired,
if people ever hear of them.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Many people would be more truthful were it not for
their uncontrollable desire to talk.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Farmers only worry during the growing season,
but townspeople worry all the time.
- Edgar Watson Howe

If your faith is opposed to experience,
to human learning and investigation,
it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression.
- Edgar Watson Howe

A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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

The underdog often starts the fight,
and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Half the time men think they are talking business,
they are wasting time.
- Edgar Watson Howe

When a man is trying to sell you something,
don't imagine that he is polite all the time.
- Edgar Watson Howe

There is only one thing people like that is good for them;
a good night's sleep.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The most destructive criticism is indifference.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.
- Edgar Watson Howe

When a man has no reason to trust himself,
he trusts in luck.
- Edgar Watson Howe

A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
- Edgar Watson Howe

When men are not regretting that life is so short,
they are doing something to kill time.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.
- Edgar Watson Howe

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

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

Your worst days are never so bad
that you are beyond the reach of God's grace.
And your best days are never so good
that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
- Anonymous

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy,
is government.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

If it turns out that there IS a God,
I don't think that he's evil.
I think that the worst you can say about him
is that basically he's an underachiever.
- the movie Love and Death


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