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.
"Helen Rowland" was an United States/American journalist and humorist. For many years she wrote a column in the New York World newspaper called Reflections of a Bachelor Girl. Many of her pithy insights from these columns were published in book form, including Reflections of a Bachelor Girl (1909), The Rubáiyát of a Bachelor (1915), and A Guide to Men (1922).
She is often confused with Helen May Rowland, a singer-actress who had a brief radio and recording career in the early 1930s.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Helen Rowland on Wikipedia.
The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
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.
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
To a woman the first kiss is just the end of the beginning but to a man it is the beginning of the end.
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.
A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
One man's folly is another man's wife.
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
A good woman inspires a man; a brilliant woman interests him; a beautiful woman fascinates him; and a sympathetic woman gets him.
A bachelor never quite gets ove the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
"Home" is any four walls that enclose the right person.
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.
Never trust a husband too far or a bachelor too near.
Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper.