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A bachelor is a man who never makes the same mistake once. ...
by Ed Wynn

A bachelor is a man who never makes the same mistake once.
- Ed Wynn

Every radish I ever pulled up seemed to have a mortgage attached to it.
- Ed Wynn

I've found a formula for avoiding these exaggerated fears of age;
you take care of every day -
let the calendar take care of the years.
- Ed Wynn

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.
- Lady Bird Johnson

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

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

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A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.
- Phyllis Diller

Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you
can't soften them when you come to have a wife and a family of your own.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

I did graduate with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1948.
- Daniel J. Evans

I am ashamed to admit I watch a lot of reality shows
like The Osbournes and The Bachelor.
- Sara Gilbert

Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.
- Helen Rowland

A politician ought to be born a foundling and remain a bachelor.
- Claudia Johnson

I declare that I am a bachelor.
- Julian Eltinge

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

I have a Bachelor of Arts in English,
which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
- Kate DiCamillo

Actually, I majored in marketing and I have a bachelor of science.
- Wanda Sykes

Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that
he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
- Helen Rowland

Well, I have an undergraduate degree,
a couple of bachelor's degrees, from the U.S.
Merchant Marine Academy.
- Mark Kelly

The notion of the single man began in the 1950's.
The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
- Hugh Hefner

My first speaking part was to read for John Forsythe for Bachelor Father.
I was the lead, opposite him.
- Linda Evans

I have a bachelor's and a master's in jazz.
- Jon Secada

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

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

Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation,
and you come to terms with that early on,
or you go away.
- Jean Harris

A bachelor's life is no life for a single man.
- Samuel Goldwyn

The U.S.
Census Bureau acknowledged this fact when it reported
that those with a bachelor's degree earn on average
$1 million more over their lifetime than those with
only a high school diploma.
- Elijah Cummings

Reed College required a thesis for a Bachelor's degree.
Normally a Bachelor's is sort of like being stamped 'Prime US Beef.'
They just walk you through,
hand out the diplomas and you fill in your name later on.
- David Eddings

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man can do only what he can do.
But if he does that each day he can sleep at night
and do it again the next day.
- Albert Schweitzer

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb


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