H. L. Mencken Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
god-is-a-comedian-playing-to-an-audience-too-afraid-to-laugh
bachelors-know-more-about-women-than-married-men-if-they-didnt-theyd-be-married-too
legend-a-lie-that-has-attained-the-dignity-of-age
democracy-is-the-art-and-science-of-running-the-circus-from-the-monkey-cage
honor-is-simply-the-morality-of-superior-men
immorality-the-morality-of-those-who-are-having-a-better-time
democracy-is-a-pathetic-belief-in-the-collective-wisdom-of-individual-ignorance
the-instant-i-reach-heaven-im-going-to-speak-to-god-sharply-h-l-mencken
not-by-accident-you-may-be-sure-do-christian-scriptures-make-father-knowledge-serpent-slimy-sneaking-abominable-h-l-mencken
youth-though-it-may-lack-knowledge-is-certainly-not-devoid-intelligence-it-sees-through-shams-with-sharp-terrible-eyes-h-l-mencken
all-talk-winning-people-by-appealing-to-their-intelligence-conquering-them-by-impeccable-syllogism-is-much-moonshine-h-l-mencken
marriage-is-wonderful-institution-but-h-l-mencken
sunday-a-day-given-over-by-americans-to-wishing-that-they-themselves-were-dead-in-heaven-that-their-neighbors-were-dead-in-hell-h-l-mencken
clergyman-a-ticket-speculator-outside-gates-heaven-h-l-mencken
balloonists-have-unsurpassed-view-scenery-but-there-is-always-possibility-that-it-may-collide-with-them-h-l-mencken
a-formula-for-answering-controversial-letters-without-even-reading-letters-dear-sir-madame-you-may-be-right-h-l-mencken
any-defeat-however-trivial-may-be-fatal-to-savior-plain-people-they-never-admire-messiah-with-bloody-nose-h-l-mencken
if-what-i-may-believe-about-gallstones-constitution-castor-oil-god-is-conditioned-by-law-then-i-am-not-free-man-h-l-mencken
dachshund-a-halfdog-high-doghalf-long-h-l-mencken
a-nun-at-best-is-only-half-woman-just-as-priest-is-only-half-man-h-l-mencken
we-must-be-prepared-to-pay-price-for-freedom-for-no-price-that-is-ever-asked-for-it-is-half-cost-doing-without-it-h-l-mencken
he-slept-more-than-any-other-president-whether-by-day-by-night-nero-fiddled-but-coolidge-only-snored-h-l-mencken
the-university-president-who-cashiered-every-professor-unwilling-to-support-woodrow-wilson-for-first-vacancy-in-thetrinity-h-l-mencken
one-may-no-more-live-in-world-without-picking-up-moral-prejudices-world-than-one-will-be-able-to-go-to-hell-without-perspiring-h-l-mencken
no-man-ever-quite-believes-in-any-other-man-one-may-believe-in-idea-absolutely-but-not-in-man-h-l-mencken
life-is-constant-oscillation-between-sharp-horns-dilemmas-h-l-mencken
you-come-into-world-with-nothing-purpose-your-life-is-to-make-something-out-nothing-h-l-mencken
the-saddest-life-is-that-political-aspirant-under-democracy-his-failure-is-ignominious-his-success-is-disgraceful-h-l-mencken
life-is-deadend-street-h-l-mencken
a-great-nation-is-any-mob-people-which-produces-at-least-one-honest-man-century-h-l-mencken
save-among-politicians-it-is-no-longer-necessary-for-any-educated-american-to-profess-belief-in-thirteenth-century-ideas-h-l-mencken
all-great-villainies-history-from-murder-abel-onward-have-been-perpetrated-by-sober-men-chiefly-by-teetotalers-h-l-mencken
in-baltimore-soft-crabs-are-always-fried-broiled-in-altogether-with-maybe-small-jockstrap-bacon-added-h-l-mencken