bachelors

A Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on bachelors and facts

You mentioned your name as if I should recognise it, but beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a Freemason and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatsoever about you.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Source: Sherlock Holmes in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1894.

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A Quote by Sholom Aleichem on bachelors, direction, and work

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

Sholom Aleichem (1859 - 1916)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on bachelors, day, memory, and secrets

How confusing the beams from memory's lamp are; One day a bachelor, the next a grampa. What is the secret of the trick? How did I get so old so quick?

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: You Can't Get There from Here, 1957. Preface to the Past

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on bachelors, books, and pleasure

A reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure until he knows whether the writer of it be a black man or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

Source: "The Spectator," no. 1

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A Quote by H. L. Mencken on bachelors, men, and women

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

H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)

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A Quote by Helen Rowland on bachelors, order, and women

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

Helen Rowland (1876 - 1950)

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A Quote by Helen Rowland on bachelors, beauty, and ideas

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

Helen Rowland (1876 - 1950)

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A Quote by Helen Rowland on art, bachelors, faults, lies, and nature

Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.

Helen Rowland (1876 - 1950)

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A Quote by Helen Rowland on bachelors, husbands, and trust

Never trust a husband too far or a bachelor too near.

Helen Rowland (1876 - 1950)

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A Quote by Helen Rowland on bachelors

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

Helen Rowland (1876 - 1950)

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