Aphorisms by author: Edgar Watson Howe

Compliments are often insincere, but fault-finding is always genuine.
By theme : Humor Wit
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
By theme : Humor Wit
Nothing tires a man more than to be grateful all the time.
By theme : Men Wit
A thief believes everybody steals.
By theme : Wit
A girl who has been engaged a number of years always looks like a woman who has been married.
By theme : Behavior Wit Women
If a woman doesn`t chase a man a little, she doesn`t love him.
By theme : Humor Love Men Wit Women
Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.
By theme : Wit
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can`t fool the neighbors.
By theme : Humor Wit
A really busy person never knows how much he weighs.
By theme : Humor Wit
Half the time men think they are talking business they are wasting time.
By theme : Business Humor Time Wit
Men are virtuous because women are; women are virtuous from necessity.
By theme : Humor Men Morality Wit Women
A woman who can`t forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.
By theme : Men Relations Women
Success does not mean happiness: it means an unusual number of industrious enemies.
By theme : Happiness Success Wit
A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.
By theme : Humor Old Wit Women
Nothing pleases a woman quite so well as to look so sweet that a man wants to kiss her, and then abuse him for his impudence.
By theme : Humor Behavior Wit Women
One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
By theme : Psychology Wit
The longer a marriage is put off, the less probability that it will occur at all.
By theme : Humor Marriage
A man forgets his good luck next day, but remembers his bad luck until next year.
By theme : Behavior Humor Psychology
The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it.
By theme : Humor Wit
You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue - agree with him.
By theme : Humor Relations
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