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Monday Quote: H. L. Mencken

A policeman is a charlatan who offers, in return for obedience, to protect him (a) from his superiors, (b) from his equals, and (c) from himself.

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Quote of the Century.

H.L. Mencken (born 1880 – died 1956) was a journalist, satirist, critic and Democrat. He wrote the lines below in an editorial for the Baltimore Evening Sun, … 83 more words

Reading Enriches a Life

The man of thirty who has read many books is more creditable to the race, all other things being equal, than the man of ninety who has merely lived ninety years.H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

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The final test of truth is ridicule (H.L. Mencken)

The final test of truth is ridicule. Very few religious dogmas have ever faced it and survived. Huxley laughed the devils out of the Gadarene swine.

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