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A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. H.L. Mencken
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel ...
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf. H.L. Mencken
We are here and it is now. Further than that all human knowledge is moonshine H.L. Mencken
A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it. H.L. Mencken
I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures ...
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell. H.L. Mencken