Helen Rowland

Helen
Rowland
1875
1950

American Journalist and Humorist

Author Quotes

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

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

Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning hand springs or eating with chopsticks. It looks easy until you try it.

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

When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.

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.

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

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

The hardest task in a girl's life is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.

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.

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.

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are made in America.

Marriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic.

The mistakes you regret the most in your life are the ones you didn't commit when you had the chance.

When you see a married couple walking down the street, the one that's a few steps ahead is the one that's mad.

A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.

Marry, the girl replaced the attention of many men for the inattention of one.

The tenderest spot in a man's make-up is sometimes the bald spot on top of his head.

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

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.

In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place.

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.

The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.

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?

Author Picture
First Name
Helen
Last Name
Rowland
Birth Date
1875
Death Date
1950
Bio

American Journalist and Humorist