Subjects — B
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
A bachelor’s life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I’ll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.
The only good husbands stay bachelors: They’re too considerate to get married.
James Bond in his Sean Connery days … was the first well-known bachelor on the American scene who was not a drifter or a degenerate and did not eat out of cans.
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.
I never put on a pair of shoes until I’ve worn them five years. A bachelor’s life is no life for a single man.
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.
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.
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.