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 safe. . . . Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
Contributed by: Zaady
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't, they'd be married too.
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution?
Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
Source: A Book of Burlesques, 1920
Self-repect -The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
How little it takes to make life unbearable: a pebble in the shoe, a cockroach in the spaghetti, a woman's laugh.
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a moveable body.
Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.
Life is a dead-end street.
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.
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