Helen Rowland
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"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.

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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.

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.