That's an all-time classic! I have to laugh every time I read it.From Chapter 44 of Factotum:
"You married, Manny?"
"Sometimes. But it never lasts."
"What's the problem?"
"A woman is a full time job. You have to choose your profession."
"I suppose there is an emotional drain."
"Physical too. They want to fuck night and day."
"Get one you like to fuck."
"Yes, but if you drink or gamble they think it's a put-down of their love."
"Get one who likes to drink, gamble and fuck."
"Who wants a woman like that?"