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Bachelors Quotes


"All reformers are bachelors." - George A Moore

"Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives." - Samuel Johnson

"Nowadays, all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors like married men." - Oscar Wilde

"Nowadays all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors like married men." - Oscar Wilde

"The uselessness and expensiveness of modern women multiply bachelors." - Samuel Richardson

"Bachelors' wives and old maids' children are always perfect." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Bachelors know more about women than married men. If they didn't they'd be married, too." - H L Mencken

"Women are always anxious to urge bachelors to matrimony; is it from charity, or revenge ?." - Louis Gustave Vapereau

"Bachelors begin at thirty-six. Up till this age they are regarded as single men." - Jilly Cooper

"Men who don't understand women fall into two groups: Bachelors and Husbands." - Daniel Tosh

"Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be." - Nora Ephron

"One bachelor is an irritation. Ten thousand bachelors are a war." - Orson Scott Card

"The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married." - Finley Peter Dunne

"The Shades never recorded anything, Little Daddy and the Bachelors recorded a couple of records, ya." - Tommy Chong

"Give women the vote, and in five years there will be a crushing tax on bachelors." - George Bernard Shaw

"Husbands and wives talk of the cares of matrimony, and bachelors and spinsters bear them." - Wilkie Collins

"Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too." - H L Mencken

"Why do married men gain weight while bachelors don't? Bachelors go to the refrigerator, see nothing they want, then go to bed. Married guys go to the bed, see nothing they want, then go to the refrigerator." - Anonymous

"Bachelors alone can travel freely, and without any twinges of their consciences touching desertion of the fire-side." - Herman Melville

"The April winds are magical, And thrill our tuneful frames; The garden-walks are passional To bachelors and dames." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others." - Oscar Wilde

"Two old Bachelors were living in one house; One caught a Muffin, the other caught a Mouse." - Edward Lear

"Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth." - Thomas Fuller

"I went to college at QUT: Queensland University of Technology. I studied for a Bachelors in finance and acting." - Brenton Thwaites

"The ranks of society are once again filled with Ambitious Mamas, whose only aim is to see their Darling Daughters married off to Determined Bachelors" - Julia Quinn

"[Bachelors'] approach to gastronomy is basically sexual, since few of them under seventy-nine will bother to produce a good meal unless it is for a pretty woman." - M F K Fisher

"The bachelors admired freedom is often a yoke, for the freer a man is to himself the greater slave he often is to the whims of others." - George Jean Nathan

"Squeeze marriage as much as you like, you will never extract anything from it but fun for bachelors and boredom for husbands." - Honore De Balzac

"Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore; full well they merit all they feel, and more: unaw by precepts, human or divine, like birds and beasts, promiscuously they join." - Alexander Pope

"Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore; Full well they merit all they feel, and more: Unaw'd by precepts, human or divine, Like birds and beasts, promiscuously they join." - Alexander Pope

"I'll be honest. We copied everyone... the Beatles, the Bachelors. It was the only way people would even listen to you." - Maurice Gibb

"In the 1940s, about 20% of people in the U.S. had graduated from high school, but less than 5% continued their education to get bachelors' degrees or higher." - Peter Diamandis

"People always assume that bachelors are single by choice and spinsters because nobody asked them. It never enters their heads that poor bachelors might have worn the knees of their trousers out proposing to girls who rejected them or that a girl might deliberately stay unmarried ..." - Jilly Cooper

"Monks, nuns, long-term spinsters and bachelors and permanent homosexuals are all, in a reproductive sense, aberrant. Society has bred them, but they have failed to return the compliment." - Desmond Morris

"The great sculptors and architects who stamped the outward city [Florence, Italy] with its permanent image or style - Brunelleschi, Donatello, Michelangelo - were all bachelors. Monks, soldier-saints, prophets, hermits were the city's heroes." - Mary Mccarthy

"If we women did not love you for your defects, where would you all be? Not one of you would ever be married. You would be a set of unfortunate bachelors. Not, however, that that would alter you much." - Oscar Wilde

"My dad didn't want me to go for drama in school, so I chose the closest thing to it and got a bachelors degree in Communications at the Manhattan College." - Daniella Alonso

"Asian countries produce eight times as many engineering bachelors as the United States, and the number of U.S. students graduating at the masters and PhD levels in these areas is declining." - Mark Kennedy

"I will only think of settling down after Salman Khan, the other most eligible bachelor, plans to settle down. We are eligible bachelors, but he's the rock star, so let him get married first; then I'll think about myself." - Yuvraj Singh

"I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out." - George Eliot

"We old bachelors smell like dogs, do we? So be it. But I must take issue with your claim that doctors who treat female illnesses are womanizers and cynics at heart. Gynecologists deal with savage prose the likes of which you have never dreamed of." - Anton Chekhov

"Flowers so strictly belong to youth, that we adult men soon come to feel, that their beautiful generations concern not us: we havehad our day; now let the children have theirs. The flowers jilt us, and we are old bachelors with our ridiculous tenderness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I'd love to do a musical actually. My background is in music. I have a bachelors in music. I thought that I was going to be a composer, long ago when I first started. So it was amazingly fun to do those two routines in the film." - Ivan Reitman

"The propositions of mathematics have, therefore, the same unquestionable certainty which is typical of such propositions as "All bachelors are unmarried," but they also share the complete lack of empirical content which is associated with that certainty: The propositions of mathematics are devoid of all factual content; they convey no information whatever on any empirical subject matter." - Carl Gustav Hempel

"Bachelors know all about parties. In fact, a good bachelor is a living, breathing party all by himself. At least that is what my girlfriend said when she found the gin bottles under the couch. I believe her exact words were, "You're a disgusting, drunken mess." And that's a good description of a party, if it's done right." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Ever since the infamous quiz show scandals of the 1950s, the feds had insisted that TV game shows be honest - or that at least they didn't cheat. So as a 'Dating Game' bachelor, I didn't know what I was going to be asked. The other bachelors and I were required to concoct our answers in real time." - Seth Shostak