William Dean Howells

The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested. - William Dean Howells

What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending. - William Dean Howells

Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week. - William Dean Howells

You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up. - William Dean Howells