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Helen Rowland Quotes

(1875-1950), American Journalist

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her.

Category: Absence

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

Category: Adultery

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

Category: Bachelor

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

Category: Bachelor

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

Category: Bachelor

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

Category: Bachelor

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

Category: Baldness

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.

Category: Compatibility

What a man calls his ''conscience'' is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.

Category: Conscience

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.

Category: Critics And Criticism

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

Category: Divorce

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

Category: Divorce

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.

Category: Divorce

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.

Category: Fathers And Sons

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.''

Category: Faults