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H. L. Mencken Quotes
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No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
Conscience is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.
Culture itself is neither education nor law-making: it is an atmosphere and a heritage.
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
A man of active and resilient mind outwears his friendships just as certainly as he outwears his love affairs, his politics and his epistemology.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
The fundamental trouble with marriage is that it shakes a man's confidence in himself, and so greatly diminishes his general competence and effectiveness. His habit of mind becomes that of a commander who has lost a decisive and calamitous battle. He never quite trusts himself thereafter.
Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
Nothing can come out of an artist that is not in the man.
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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
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Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
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I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
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You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
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Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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