Search Quotes
Search more than 36,000 Quotes by over 6,000 Authors.
Home Page
Quotes by Author
Quotes by Topic
Popular Quotes
Popular Authors
Submit a Quote
H. L. Mencken Quotes
Brief author info: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) American newspaperman, editor, writer.
Showing: 1 - 10 H. L. Mencken Quotes of 127
The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Women have simple tastes. They can get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
The cosmos is a gigantic fly-wheel making 10,000 revolutions a minute. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. Religion is the theory that the wheel was designed and set spinning to give him the ride.
The allurement that women hold out to men is precisely the allurement that Cape Hatteras holds out to sailors: they are enormously dangerous and hence enormously fascinating.
A man's women folk, whatever their outward show of respect for his merit and authority, always regard him secretly as an ass, and with something akin to pity
What men value in this world is not rights but privileges.
Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it to the test of fighting.
The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.
School days, I believe, are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence. They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, brutal violations of common sense and common decency.
Browse Page(s):
Search quotes
Great Quote
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Marriage Quote
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Humorous Quote
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Life Quote
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
Life Quote
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.
All quotations on this website are the property and copyright of their respective authors. All quotations are provided for educational and informational purposes only.
Copyright © 2011 LifeQuotesLib.com. All Rights Reserved.