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As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent. — Socrates

Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures. — Samuel Johnson

It is fatally easy for Western folk, who have discarded chastity as a value for themselves, to suppose that it can have no value for anyone else. At the same time as Californians try to re-invent celibacy, by which they seem to mean perverse restraint, the rest of us call societies which place a high value on chastity backward. — Germaine Greer

It is impossible to believe that the same God who permitted His own son to die a bachelor regards celibacy as an actual sin. — H. L. Mencken

To suppose such a thing possible as a society, in which men, who are able and willing to work, cannot support their families, and ought, with a great part of the women, to be compelled to lead a life of celibacy, for fear of having children to be starved; to suppose such a thing possible is monstrous. — William Cobbett

How deep a wound to morals and social purity has that accursed article of the celibacy of the clergy been! Even the best and most enlightened men in Romanist countries attach a notion of impurity to the marriage of a clergyman. And can such a feeling be without its effect on the estimation of the wedded life in general? Impossible! and the morals of both sexes in Spain, Italy, France, and. prove it abundantly. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I think that one of the qualifications of artists should be a vow of celibacy. They should be confined to ruining only their own lives. — Roger Lewis

Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond. — Thomas Love Peacock