Henry Louis Mencken Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Henry Louis Mencken quotes and Henry Louis Mencken sayings, and Henry Louis Mencken proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"The way to hold a husband is to keep him a little jealous; the way to lose him is to keep him a little more jealous."

Henry Louis Mencken

"Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it to the test of fighting."

Henry Louis Mencken

"It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place."

Henry Louis Mencken

"Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage."

Henry Louis Mencken

"Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance."

Henry Louis Mencken

"Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one"

Henry Louis Mencken

"Honor is simply the morality of superior men."

Henry Louis Mencken

"Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact."

Henry Louis Mencken

"Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one."

Henry Louis Mencken

"A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them"

Henry Louis Mencken

"Sunday: A day given over by Americans to wishing that they themselves were dead and in Heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in Hell"

Henry Louis Mencken

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