Aphorisms by author: Helen Rowland

When a man makes a woman his wife, it`s the highest compliment he can pay her, and it`s usually the last.
By theme : Husband Wife Wit
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.
By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
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.
By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman`s greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn`t want her.
By theme : Wit Women
When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
By theme : Husband Relations Wife Wit
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
By theme : Love Relations
A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
By theme : Men Wit
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.
By theme : Men Psychology Relations Women
Love, like a chicken salad a restaurant has, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.
By theme : Love Wit
Marriage is the operation by which a woman`s vanity and a man`s egotism are extracted without an anesthetic.
By theme : Marriage Men Women
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.
By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
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.
By theme : Men Relations Wit Women
When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.
By theme : Humor Marriage Wit Women
What a man calls his "conscience" is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
By theme : Conscience Wit
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.
By theme : Humor Men Relations Wit Women
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.
By theme : Happiness Love Men Wit Women
The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn`t commit when he had the opportunity.
By theme : Humor Men Wit
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.
By theme : Humor Love Wit
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.
By theme : Men Relations Wit Women
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.
By theme : Men Wit
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