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It has long been noticed that juries are pitiless for robbery and full of indulgence for infanticide. A question of interest, my dear Sir! The jury is afraid of being robbed and has passed the age when it could be a victim of infanticide.

Mencken H.L.


Practice is the best of all instructors.

Mencken H.L.


During almost fifteen centuries the legal establishment of Christianity has been upon trial. What has been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in the laity,; in both, superstition, bigo

Mencken H.L.


To think contrary to one's era is heroism. But to speak against it is madness.

Mencken H.L.


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.

Mencken H.L.


Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.

Mencken H.L.


Texas is Hell on woman and horses.

Mencken H.L.


The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.

Mencken H.L.


"Is it just me, or does anyone else read `bible humpers' every time someone writes `bible thumpers?'

Mencken H.L.


You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.

Mencken H.L.


A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Mencken H.L.


"... all the modern inconveniences ..."

Mencken H.L.


For the fashion of Minas Tirith was such that it was built on seven levels, each delved into a hill, and about each was set a wall, and in each wall was a gate.

Mencken H.L.


Catholicism has changed tremendously in the recent years. Now when Communion is served there is also a salad bar.

Mencken H.L.


"Hey, Sam, how about a loan?" "Whattaya need?" "Oh, about $500." "Whattaya got for collateral?" "Whattaya need?" "How about an eye?"

Mencken H.L.


A journey of a thousand miles starts under one's feet.

Mencken H.L.


You roll my log, and I will roll yours.

Mencken H.L.


Harp not on that string.

Mencken H.L.





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