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H. L. Mencken
(1880-1956) born on
Sep 12
US editor, satirist. He is known for his biting satire, insults, and debunking in "The American Mercury," 1924-33.
         
   
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Adultery is the application of democracy to love.

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Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.
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Life is a dead-end street.
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It is impossible to believe that the same God who permitted His own son to die a bachelor regards celibacy as an actual sin.
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For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe... Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Book of Burlesques," in "Sententie," 1920.
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