School days are the unhappiest in the whole span if human existence. They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, with brutal violations of common sense and common decency.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Common Sense Quotes
Human life is basically a comedy. Even its tragedies often seem comic to the spectator,...
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
A man of active and resilient mind outwears his friendships just as certainly as he...
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world...
Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another
Socialism: nothing more than the theory that the slave is always more virtuous than his...
The way for newspapers to meet the competition of radio and television is simply to...
Living with a dog is messy - like living with an idealist
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution?
Jealousy: The theory that some other fellow has just as little taste
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for;...
Time is the great legalizer, even in the field of morals.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice
When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the...
The kind of man who wants government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always...
The central difficulty lies in the fact that all of the sciences have made such...
Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it
Remorse is the pain of sin
One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence