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56 Famous Quotes by H. L. Mencken
9/12/1880 - 1/29/1956
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H.L. Mencken     Henry Louis Mencken     William Drayham
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The objection of the scandalmonger is not that she tells of racy doings, but that she pretends to be indignant about them.

Scandal Quotes, by H. L. Mencken

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How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach in the spaghetti, a woman's laugh.

Suffering Quotes, by H. L. Mencken

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No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.

Taste Quotes, by H. L. Mencken

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Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a moveable body.

Temptation Quotes, by H. L. Mencken

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Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

Theology Quotes, by H. L. Mencken

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Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Vote Quotes, by H. L. Mencken

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