Helen Rowland

(1875–1950 / Washington, D.C)

Helen Rowland Quotes

  • ''What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Cymbals and Kettledrums," A Guide to Men (1922).
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  • ''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.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Divorces," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Finale," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "First Interlude," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''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?''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "First Interlude," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''A fool and her money are soon courted.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "First Interlude," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''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.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Fourth Interlude," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''Some women can be fooled all of the time, and all women can be fooled some of the time, but the same woman can't be fooled by the same man in the same way more than half of the time.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Intermezzo," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''The hardest task of a girl's life, nowadays, is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Intermezzo," A Guide to Men (1922).
  • ''It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son—and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.''
    Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Prelude," A Guide to Men (1922).

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