"The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."H. L. Mencken on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."H. L. Mencken on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."H. L. Mencken on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."H. L. Mencken on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."H. L. Mencken on George Bernard Shaw
"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."