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Helen Gurley Brown

Helen Gurley Brown in 1964
Born Helen Marie Gurley
(1922-02-18)February 18, 1922
Green Forest, Arkansas, United States
Died August 13, 2012(2012-08-13) (aged 90)
New York City
Occupation International Editor, Cosmopolitan
Notable credit(s) Editor-in-chief, Cosmopolitan
Title International Editor, Cosmopolitan; Former editor-in-chief, U.S. Cosmopolitan
Spouse(s) David Brown
(m. 1959–2010; his death)

Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork – reading, writing, thinking – can.
Helen Gurley Brown
Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep.
Helen Gurley Brown
Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Helen Gurley Brown
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
Helen Gurley Brown
You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power.
You name it, we're out there with the latest and the best cutting edge.
Helen Gurley Brown
After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown
One of the paramount reasons for staying attractive is so you can have somebody to go to bed with.
Helen Gurley Brown
Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody.
Helen Gurley Brown