The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
Quote by H L Mencken
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes...
No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the...
Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that...
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Time stays, we go.
In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for;...
I never smoked a cigarette until I was nine.
Nine times out of ten, in the arts as in life, there is actually no...
Love is the delusion that one man or woman differs from another.
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both...
To be in love is merely to be in a perpetual state of anesthesia.
It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from...
Every man is his own hell.
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of...
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A...