Helen Rowland

Helen Rowland was an American journalist and humorist.
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To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.

Helen Rowland

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

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Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.

Helen Rowland

No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time.

Helen Rowland

The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.

Helen Rowland

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottleing the common sense.

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In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced.

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A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.

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A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.

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Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.

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Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper.

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Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can't be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.

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Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.

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And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them.

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Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.

Helen Rowland

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.

Helen Rowland

When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.

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After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.

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Before marriage, a man will go home and lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll go to sleep before you finish saying it.

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Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.

Helen Rowland

It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.

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A bachelor never quite gets ove the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.

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When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest compliment he can pay her, and it's usually the last.

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Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.

Helen Rowland

When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.

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