"We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."H. L. Mencken on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."H. L. Mencken on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."H. L. Mencken on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."H. L. Mencken on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."H. L. Mencken on William Shakespeare
"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."