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date: 07 August 2022

Helen Rowland 1875–1950
American writer 

  1. A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.
    A Guide to Men (1922)
  2. Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
    A Guide to Men (1922); see Keats
  3. The follies which a man regrets most, in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
    A Guide to Men (1922)
  4. Love the quest; marriage the conquest; divorce the inquest.
    Reflections of a Bachelor Girl (1903)