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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.
No normal man ever fell in love after 30 when the kidneys begin to disintegrate.

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
The great artists of the world are never Puritans, and seldom even ordinarily respectable.
It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person to reconcile himself to the idea that after all God will not help him.
When one hears of a poet past thirty-five he seems somehow unnatural and obscene.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Recalled on his death 29 Jan 56
R: Prejudices."
A: Prejudices, First Series
N: Notebooks," 'Minority Report'
K: Prejudices."

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