Helen Rowland Quotations

Helen Rowland

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

A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor.

A fool and her money are soon courted.

After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.

A man's heart may have a secret sanctuary where only one woman may enter, but it is full of little anterooms which are seldom vacant.

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

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

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.

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

In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar -- a practice which is still continued.

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.

Marriage is a souvenir of love.

Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.

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

One man's folly is another man's wife.

The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is.

There are only two kinds of men -- the dead and the deadly.

There is a vast difference between the savage and civilized man, but it is never apparent to their wives until after breakfast.

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.

When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one.

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

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her -- when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?