When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
Quote by H L Mencken
I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the...
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to...
I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.
To be in love is merely to be in a perpetual state of anesthesia.
No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average...
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the...
It doesn't take a majority to make a rebellion; it takes only a few determined...
Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which...
No man ever quite believes in any other man. One may believe in an idea...
Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.
Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the...
We have been working hard to think about what our combined needs are going to...
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable...
Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy...