The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Everyman is thoroughly happy twice in his life, just after he has met his first...
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing they marry...
The Liberals have many tails, and chase them all
Intelligence has been commoner among American Presidents than high character.
Who ever heard, indeed, of an autobiography that was not (interesting)? I can recall none...
All talk of winning the people by appealing to their intelligence, of conquering them by...
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the...
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
The military caste did not originate as a party of patriots, but as a party...
How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach...
Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.
Human life is basically a comedy. Even its tragedies often seem comic to the spectator,...
Free speech is too dangerous to a democracy to be permitted
The allurement that women hold out to men is precisely the allurement that Cape Hatteras...
Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it
The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who Is able to think...
The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.
The most fundamental purpose of government is defense, not empire.