We must respect the other fellow's religion,but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a...
A great literature is chiefly the product of inquiring minds in revolt against the immovable...
Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia--to mistake...
No one in this world, so far as I know has ever lost money by...
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
There is only one honest impulse at the bottom of Puritanism, and that is the...
Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
Morality: The theory that every human act must either be right or wrong, and that...
The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers...
Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia,...
A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice...
Government under democracy is thus government by orgy, almost by orgasm.
Confidence: The feeling that makes one believe a man, even when one knows that one...
To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
Temptation to behave is terrible
Lead us not into temptation. Just tell us where it is; we'll find it.