He is a fool that kisseth the maid when he may kiss the mistress.
— English Proverbs

Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
Edna Ferber maid quote

Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.
— William Blake

Some readers tell me, 'We always treated our maid like she was a member of the family.' You know, that's interesting, but I wonder what your maid's perspective was on that.
— Kathryn Stockett

Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in "Old Maid"; the player who is finally left with it has lost.
— Evelyn Waugh