Bachelor Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bachelor quotes, bachelor sayings, and bachelor proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once     

Phyllis Diller

A married man has many cares, but a bachelor no pleasures.     

Samuel Johnson

A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.     

Francis Bacon

A married man is a man with a past, while a bachelor is a man with a future.     

George Bernard Shaw

A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.     

Sholom Aleichem

A bachelor is a guy who leans toward women - but not far enough to lose his balance.     

Earl Wilson

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

Henry Louis Mencken

A bachelor gets tangled up with a lot of women in order to avoid getting tied up to one.     

Helen Rowland

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

To the bachelor, the language of women is mystery. In those matters, a married man is already a scholar.     

Bangambiki Habyarimana

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

A bachelor May thrive by observation on a little, A single life's no burthen: but to draw In yokes is chargeable, and will require A double maintenance.     

John Ford

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

A bachelor is only half a man.     

Louisa Lawson

A bachelor's bed is the most pleasant.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Helen Rowland

A bachelor has to have inspiration for making love to a woman, a married man needs only an excuse.     

Helen Rowland

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

Herman Melville