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Helen Rowland

1875-1950. American journalist and humorist.

Books by Helen Rowland

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?

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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.

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

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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.

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A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.

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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.

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It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing.

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Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.

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Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.

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A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.

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