To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Death And Dying Quotes
Has the great art and mystery of politics no apparent utility? Does it appear to...
Every great wave of popular passion that rolls up on the prairies is dashed to...
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably...
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar
Suicide is belated acquiescence in the opinion of one's wife's relatives
Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty,...
I believe that all government is evil, in that all government must necessarily make war...
Morality is nothing but a struggle for safety
Change is not progress
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins...
On one issue, at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women.
Intelligence has been commoner among American Presidents than high character.
Jealousy: The theory that some other fellow has just as little taste
Living with a dog is messy - like living with an idealist
Democracy is based upon so childish a complex of fallacies that they must be protected...
Who ever heard, indeed, of an autobiography that was not (interesting)? I can recall none...
I believe that religion, generally speaking, has been a curse to mankind - that its...
The god who is reputed to have created fleas to keep dogs from moping over...
I still say a church steeple with a lightning rod on top shows a lack...