"A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."H. L. Mencken on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."H. L. Mencken on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."H. L. Mencken on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."H. L. Mencken on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."H. L. Mencken on Abraham Lincoln
"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."