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Helen Rowland Quotes

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 bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.

A fool and her money are soon courted.

A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little "personal characteristics."

A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run - sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet.

A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.

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

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.

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 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.

A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.

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.

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.

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.

Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.

Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.

Don't waste time trying to break a man's heart; be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place.

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.