More From H. L. Mencken
- "The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line."
- "All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it."
- "A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar."
More In Music
- "The reflection of the world is blues, that’s where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that’s tryin’ to come around."― Jimi Hendrix
- "Hip-hop’s always reached out to kids. If you look at the last 10 big albums it might seem ironic. But when I look at the history of this music it’s always had a lot of positivity."― LL Cool J
- "Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once."― Robert Brault