Sunday, December 13, 2009

The cynics are right nine times out of ten. - H. L. Mencken

I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.- H. L. Mencken

For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing. - H. L. Mencken

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. - H. L. Mencken

A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar. - H. L. Mencken

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. - H. L. Mencken

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. - Dale Carnegie

This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane. - Oscar Wilde

I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability. - Oscar Wilde

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. - Oscar Wilde

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. - Oscar Wilde

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. - Oscar Wilde

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing. - Oscar Wilde

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything but the value of nothing. - Oscar Wilde