Man Weeps To Think That He Will Die So Soon; Woman, That She Was Born So Long Ago.
Man weeps to think that he will die so soon; woman, that she was
born so long ago.
-- H. L. Mencken
A man may be a fool and not know it -- but not if he is married. -- H. L. Mencke
In brief, she assumed that, being a man, I was vain to the point of imbecility, and this assumption was correct, as it always is.
-- H. L. Mencke...
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line. -- H. L. Mencke...
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. -- H. L. Mencke
H. L. Mencken suffers from the hallucination that he is H.
L. Mencken -- there is no cure for a disease of that magnitude....
The average woman must inevitably view her actual husband with a certain disdai
he is anything but her ideal. In consequence, she cannot help feeling that her children are cruelly handicapped by the fact that he is their father....
Long ago I proposed that unsuccessful candidates for the Presidency be quietly hanged, as a matter of public sanitation and decorum.
The sight of their grief must have a very evil effect upon the young....