Helen Rowland

She was a very wise and brilliant humorist. Here are some of her more memorable quotes…

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 woman’s flattery may inflate a man’s head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.

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.

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.

Before marriage, a man will go home and lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he’ll go to sleep before you finish saying it.

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

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.

Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.

The woman who appeals to a man’s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him.

(This opinion belongs solely to the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Good Sex Network.)