To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia--to mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he...
When women kiss, it always reminds one of prizefighters shaking hands
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably...
It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person to reconcile himself to the...
Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is sort of an advance auction...
Time is the great legalizer, even in the field of morals.
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar
For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
Jealousy is a keen observer, but looks for all the wrong signs.
Misogynist: A man who hates women as much as women hate one another
And out of each (schoolhouse) is vomited the standard product of the New Pedagogy -...
If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier - and...
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to...
All government, of course, is against liberty.
Change is not progress
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Who knows? Maybe my life belongs to God. Maybe it belongs to me. But I...