The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.
Quote by H L Mencken
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes...
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together....
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms...
Say what you will about the ten commandments, you must always come back to the...
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience...
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body.
Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no...
Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice.
A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were...
Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier and also...
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably...
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.
Time stays, we go.
A bad man is the sort who weeps every time he speaks of a good...
A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.