Why It's Great You're Single

These guys know the value of bachelordom

Movies, adverts, even your own Mother: everyone wants you to think you're a loser for being single.

Well, they can take their over-crowded restuarants and gaudy teddy bears and shove 'em – being a batchelor has plenty to recommend it.

But don't take our word for it. Take the words of these legendary singletons, then give romance the short shrift it deserves...
 

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"Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can stand still."
– Unknown

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"Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men."
– Francis Bacon

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

"He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened."
– Lao Tzu

"No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness."
– Graham Greene

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"I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude."
– Henry David Thoreau

"I like being single, I'm always there when I need me."
– Art Leo

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

And finally, the personal philosophy of the greatest single man of them all...

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SEE ALSO:

17 Inspiring Quotes That Will Brighten Up Your Day 
Jack Nicholson: What I've Learned 
5 Steps To Getting A Tinder Date 
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