When A Man Laughs At His Misfortunes, He Loses A Great Many Friends.
When a man laughs at his misfortunes, he loses a great
many friends. They never forgive the loss of their perogative.
-- H. L. Mencken
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. -- H. L. Mencke
Every man is his own hell. -- H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)
A man may be a fool and not know it -- but not if he is married. -- H. L. Mencke
No man, examining his marriage intelligently, can fail to observe that it is compounded, at least in part, of slavery, and that he is the slave.
-- H. L. Mencken (1880-1956), "The Portable Curmudgeo...
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.
-- H. L. Mencke...
The great artists of the world are never Puritans, and seldom even ordinarily respectable.
-- H. L. Mencken, Prejudices, First Serie...
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know. -- H. L. Mencke
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that begins to bunch them.
-- H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)...