The more a man dreams, the less he believes
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous...
The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers...
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar
When women kiss, it always reminds one of prizefighters shaking hands
Everyman is thoroughly happy twice in his life, just after he has met his first...
Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it...
A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a...
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach...
During many a single week, I daresay, more money is spent in New York upon...
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice
All government, of course, is against liberty.
The kind of man who wants government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always...
Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another
Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it
A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if...
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead
A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget...
Literature is the immortality of speech