More From H. L. Mencken
- "Love is an emotion that is based on an opinion of women that is impossible for those who have had any experience with them."
- "A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar."
- "The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God’s children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil."
More In Government
- "Well, I thought the deal was, when you went to work for the government you weren’t supposed to make money!"― Joe Biden
- "‘Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I’m addicted to spending and big government.’ I’d like one of them just to stand up and say that."― Glenn Beck
- "Well, you know, I – again, even in the context of BP, I wonder about this government’s priorities. The federal government’s top priority right now should be the cleanup. And BP certainly has done so many things wrong. They need to be held to account."― Carly Fiorina