Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
Quote by H L Mencken
Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.
A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is...
A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque...
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true....
The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
Life is a dead-end street.
I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because...
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas.
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of...
Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at...
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough...
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms...
Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.
Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be...
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins...