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Results of search for Author: H. L. Mencken - Page 1 of 11
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Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.
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H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
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H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
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Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
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Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
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The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.
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For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
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The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
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The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
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