"No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."H. L. Mencken on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."H. L. Mencken on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."H. L. Mencken on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."H. L. Mencken on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."H. L. Mencken on Mark Twain
"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom."
"Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age."
"Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him."
"Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage."
"A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in."
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