Henry Louis Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was an American journalist, essayist, satirist, cultural critic, and scholar of American English. He commented widely on the social scene, literature, music, prominent politicians, and contemporary movements. His satirical reporting on the Scopes Trial, which he dubbed the "Monkey Trial",...
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Barnum was wrong - it's more like every 30 seconds.
Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.
First you're an unknown, then you write one book and you move up to obscurity.