To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia - to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
Quote by H L Mencken
H L Mencken Quotes
Let's not burn the universities yet. After all, the damage they do might be worse.
To be in love is merely to be in a perpetual state of anesthesia.
The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt.
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach,...
Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which...
A bad man is the sort who weeps every time he speaks of a good...
Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool....
The average man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it...
Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
Every man is his own hell.
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries...
Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the...
The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is...
It is not by Christ's ordinance that the Sacrament is reserved, lifted up or worshiped....
God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.