Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really good one, and even those that are most tolerable are arbitrary, cruel, grasping and unintelligent.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
The chief knowledge that a man gets from reading books is the knowledge that very...
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
Change is not progress
What restrains us from killing is partly fear of punishment, partly moral scruple, and partly...
Save among politicians it is no longer necessary for any educated American to profess belief...
Truth would quickly cease to become stranger than fiction, once we got as used to...
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution?
All government, of course, is against liberty.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to...
Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really...
Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it...
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Good government is that which delivers the citizen from the risk of being done out...
It is more blessed to give than receive; for example, wedding presents
Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
From the moment of birth, when the stone-age baby confronts the twentieth-century mother, the baby...
The ball retriever is not long enough to get my putter out of the tree.