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.
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.