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H. L. Mencken Quotes
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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.
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.
The American people, taking one with another, constitute the most timorous, sniveling, poltroonish, ignominious mob of serfs and goose-steppers evergathered under one flag in Christendom since the end of the Middle Ages.
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.
The most satisfying and ecstatic faith is almost purely agnostic. It trusts absolutely without professing to know at all.
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.
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.
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