The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice...
The more a man dreams, the less he believes
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar
Jealousy is a keen observer, but looks for all the wrong signs.
Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production...
We must respect the other fellow's religion,but only in the sense and to the extent...
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence
I can only imagine very stupid people looking at it (Television)
Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man. There has never been a really...
Intelligence has been commoner among American Presidents than high character.
Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a...
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he...
Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is sort of an advance auction...
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter...
Has the great art and mystery of politics no apparent utility? Does it appear to...
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Youth is not measured by the age of a person, but by the curiosity a...
Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.