"A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce."
"A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted."
"As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take the course he will. He will be sure to repent."
"Bachelors know more about women than married men do. If they didn't, they'd be married too."
"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet."
"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out."
Michel de Montaigne, French essayist
"Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets."
Ogden Nash, American poet
"Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly."
Voltaire, French philosopher and author
"Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience."
"My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher."