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Helen Rowland Quotes

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

"It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it's separating himself from all the others."

"Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper."

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

"In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued."

"It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him."

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

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

"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."

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

"How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere!"

"Nowadays, all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors like married men."

"Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution -such call I good books."

"There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age."

"You will never win if you never begin."

"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."

"Home is any four walls that enclose the right person."

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

"When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest compliment he can pay her, and it's usually the last."

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