Henry Wheeler Shaw Quotes

Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Rumor is like bees; the more you fight them the more you don't get rid of them.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Prejudice assumes the garb of reason, but the cheat is too thin.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Vanity is a strange passion; rather than be out of a job it will brag of its vices.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Take the selfishness out of this world and there would be more happiness than we should know what to do with.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Rumor is a vagrant without a home, and lives upon what it can pick up.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

I hate grate talkers; i had rather hav a swarm of bees lite onto me.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

I dont never hav enny trouble in regulating mi own kondukt, but tew keep other pholks straight iz what bothers me.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

I think that a hen who undertakes tew lay 2 eggs a day must necessarily neglekt sum other branch ov bizzness.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Mankind loves misterys--a hole in the ground, excites mor wonder than a star in the heavens.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

I don't kno az i want tew bet enny money, and giv odds, on the man, who iz alwus anxious tew pray out loud, every chance he kan git.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

The lion and the lamb may, possibly, sumtime lay down in this world together for a fu minnits, but when the lion kums tew git up, the lamb will be missing.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

As a gineral thing, when a woman wares the britches, she has a good rite tew them.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

I am poor, and I am glad that i am, for i find that wealth makes more people mean than it duz generous.

Henry Wheeler Shaw
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