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.
The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is.
A good woman inspires a man, a brilliant woman interests him, a beautiful woman fascinates him, but a sympathetic woman gets him.
A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.
A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.
Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning hand springs or eating with chopsticks. It looks easy until you try it.
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.
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
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.
Last Update: 25 October 2021
View the rest 147 Helen Rowland sayings