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H. L. Mencken quotes

H. L. Mencken
Wealth - any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one's wife's sister's husband.

H. L. Mencken
The most valuable of all human possessions, next to a superior and disdainful air, is the reputation of being well-to-do.

H. L. Mencken
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.

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Jealousy is the theory that some other fellow has just as little taste.

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If I had my way, any man guilty of golf would be barred from any public office in the United States and the families of the breed would be shipped off to the white slave corrals of Argentina.

H. L. Mencken
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.

H. L. Mencken
The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe.

H. L. Mencken
It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.

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