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A list of the best bachelor quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous bachelor quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic bachelor quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational bachelor quotes from that same writer.

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Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever. Helen Rowland

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

8 4
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives. H. L. Mencken

7 3
The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married. Finley Peter Dunne

5 1
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men. Francis Bacon

8 5
Nowadays, all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors like married men. Oscar Wilde

7 4
By persistently remaining single, a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation. Men should be more careful. Oscar Wilde

4 2
They that have grown old in a single state are generally found to be morose, fretful and captious; tenacious of their own practices and maxims; soon offended by contradiction or negligence; and impatient of any association but with those that will watch their nod, and submit themselves to unlimited authority. Samuel Johnson

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A Bachelor of Arts is one who makes love to a lot of women, and yet has the art to remain a bachelor. Helen Rowland

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A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever. Helen Rowland

3 2
A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors. Benjamin Franklin

8 8
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner. Jean de La Bruyère

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man is in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. Jane Austen

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It is impossible to believe that the same God who permitted His own son to die a bachelor regards celibacy as an actual sin. H. L. Mencken

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Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture. Helen Rowland

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The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk. Germaine Greer

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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