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
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both...
A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if...
Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he...
Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his...
The central difficulty lies in the fact that all of the sciences have made such...
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another
What restrains us from killing is partly fear of punishment, partly moral scruple, and partly...
Democratic man, as I have remarked, is quite unable to think of himself as a...
No one in this world, so far as I know has ever lost money by...
No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he...
Has the great art and mystery of politics no apparent utility? Does it appear to...
For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world...
The only really happy folk are married women and single men.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice
Time is the great legalizer, even in the field of morals.
All government, of course, is against liberty.
If government were a product, selling it would be illegal.
The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
The man who loves his country prefers its liberty to all other considerations, well knowing...