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Quotes about Being Single

Being single is often shunned by societies around the world. Don't have a spouse? You are asked why by all your family members at reunions. Don't have a girlfriend or boyfriend? You are asking, "What is wrong with you?"

Quotes for bachelors and bachelorettes about being single.

Failure to marry in either sex is the consequence of the fear of it. There is increasing recognition that bachelorhood is symptomatic of psychopathology.
Irving Bieber
A Man without a Wife is but half a Man.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Marriage is the best state for man in general; and every man is a worse man, in proportion as he is unfit for the married state.
Samuel Johnson
I've always held that a bachelor is a fellow who never makes the same mistake once.
Alan LeMay, Jesse Lasky, Jr. and C. Gardner Sullivan (Northwest Mounted Police. Film)
He marries best who puts it off until it is too late.
H. L. Mencken
I have more than enough of a wife in my art.
Michelangelo
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
Gloria Steinem
Nowadays all the married men live like bachelors, and all the bachelors like married men.
Oscar Wilde
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