All government, of course, is against liberty.
H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
Contributed by: Zaady
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
Do not overestimate the decency of the human race.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
Source: A Book of Burlesques, 1920
After all, why be good? How many will actually believe it of us?
If there were only three women left in the world, two of them would immediately convene a court-martial to try the other one.
Women do not like timid men. Cats do not like prudent rats.
Without a doubt there are women who would vote intelligently. There are also men who knit socks beautifully.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
The great artists of the world are never Puritans, and seldom even ordinarily respectable.
Source: Prejudices, First Series
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