Helen May Rowland was an American journalist and humorist. For many years she wrote a column in the New York World 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).
Helen Rowland Quotes Page 2
Jealousy is the tie that binds, and binds, and binds.
A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.
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.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
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.
A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
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.
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.
Love, the quest marriage, the conquest divorce, the inquest.
Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.
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