There is only one honest impulse at the bottom of Puritanism, and that is the impulse to punish the man with a superior capacity for happiness
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
A critic is a man who writes about things he doesn't like
Intelligence has been commoner among American Presidents than high character.
The Liberals have many tails, and chase them all
The fundamentalist mind, running in a single rut for fifty years, is now quite unable...
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
The allurement that women hold out to men is precisely the allurement that Cape Hatteras...
Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is sort of an advance auction...
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous...
The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply...
The natural tendency of every government is to grow steadily worse - that is, to...
Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he...
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.
Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop
That it should still be necessary, at this late stage in the senility of the...
Adultery is the application of democracy to love
The worst government is the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant...
When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the...
After the government takes enough to balance the budget, the taxpayer has the job of...
Taxation is just a sophisticated way of demanding money with menaces