A man is called a good fellow for doing things which, if done by a woman, would land her in a lunatic asylum.
H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
Contributed by: Zaady
Democracy the domination of unreflective and timorous men, moved in vast herds by mob conditions.
Hanging one scoundrel, it appears, does not deter the next. Well, what of it? The first one at least is disposed of.
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.
All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.
It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.
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