Source/Notes: Often attributed to John Quincy Adams, but no similar statement has been found in any reliable document/book from his time. Actually the earliest appearance found of this quote dates from the 20th century.
Source/Notes: Variant: "A bachelor's life is a splendid breakfast, a tolerably flat lunch, and a most miserable supper." - Often attributed to Francis Bacon and Jean de la Bruyere. Earliest appearance of this quote was found unsourced in: Harper's Magazine, Volume 76 (1888), p. 981
Source/Notes: Graffiti. As quoted in: "Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac", Janice Johnson, Wyllis Eaton Wright, Frank L. Schick, 1972, p. 69 - ISBN: 9780835205207. This quote is sometimes misattributed to George Carlin.