Henry Louis Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was an American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. Known as the "Sage of Baltimore", he is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century.
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What men value in this world is not rights but privileges.
All government of course is against liberty.
Time stays we go.
A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.
I go on working for the same reason that a hen goes on laying eggs.
Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats.
Husbands never become good, they merely become proficient.
Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.