The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Good government is that which delivers the citizen from the risk of being done out...
Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop
The average newspaper, especially of the better sort, has the intelligence of a hillbilly evangelist,...
Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he...
What restrains us from killing is partly fear of punishment, partly moral scruple, and partly...
Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
To wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish...
The allurement that women hold out to men is precisely the allurement that Cape Hatteras...
Painting is the art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to...
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the...
When women kiss, it always reminds one of prizefighters shaking hands
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.
Morality is nothing but a struggle for safety
Morality is a private and costly luxury
Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality, namely that good consists in...