"Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."H. L. Mencken on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."H. L. Mencken on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."H. L. Mencken on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."H. L. Mencken on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."H. L. Mencken on John Lennon
"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."