Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no truth to be discovered; there is only error to be exposed.
Quote by H L Mencken
Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the...
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know...
I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think...
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
What men value in this world is not rights but privileges.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which...
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque...
Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Time stays, we go.
It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach,...
Let's not burn the universities yet. After all, the damage they do might be worse.
The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other, and the candidates spend...
A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a...
When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands.