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What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

Mencken H.L.


Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Mencken H.L.


You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.

Mencken H.L.


If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive!

Mencken H.L.


"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain."

Mencken H.L.


Maybe ain't ain't so correct, but I notice that lots of folks who ain't using ain't ain't eatin' well.

Mencken H.L.


One big pile is better than two little piles.

Mencken H.L.


"I gained nothing at all from Supreme Enlightenment, and for that very reason it is called Supreme Enlightenment."

Mencken H.L.


American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room with

Mencken H.L.


I have had my television aerials removed. It's the moral equivalent of a prostate operation.

Mencken H.L.


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

Mencken H.L.


It was the next morning that the armies of Twodor marched east laden with long lances, sharp swords, and death-dealing hangovers. The thousands were led by Arrowroot, who sat limply in his sidesaddle, nursing a whopper. Goodgulf, Gimlet, and the r

Mencken H.L.


Sic transit gloria mundi. [So passes away the glory of this world.]

Mencken H.L.


A priest asked: What is Fate, Master? And the Master answered: It is that which gives a beast of burden its reason for existence. It is that which men in former times had to bear upon their backs. It is that which has caused nations to build bywa

Mencken H.L.


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Mencken H.L.


If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Mencken H.L.


Too much of everything is just enough.

Mencken H.L.


Nitwit ideas are for emergencies. You use them when you've got nothing else to try. If they work, they go in the Book. Otherwise you follow the Book, which is largely a collection of nitwit ideas that worked.

Mencken H.L.





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Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers.
Allen Woody

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Mencken H.L.
 
 
 
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