Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
Contributed by: Zaady
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
A man is called a good fellow for doing things which, if done by a woman, would land her in a lunatic asylum.
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.
Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
Women have simple tastes. They can get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
The average man gets his living by such depressing devices that boredom becomes a sort of natural state to him.
To the man with an ear for verbal delicacies- the man who searches painfully for the perfect word, and puts the way of saying a thing above the thing said - there is in writing the constant joy of sudden discovery, of happy accident.
An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
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