"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."H. L. Mencken on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."H. L. Mencken on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."H. L. Mencken on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."H. L. Mencken on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."H. L. Mencken on Robert Frost
"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."
"Love is an emotion that is based on an opinion of women that is impossible for those who have had any experience with them."