H L Mencken Love Quotes and Sayings

H L Mencken Love Quotes and Sayings

H L Mencken Love Quotes and Sayings

1. A man loses his sense of direction after four drinks; a woman loses hers after four kisses.

2. To be in love is merely to be in a state of perpetual anesthesia: To mistake an ordinary young man for a Greek god or an ordinary young woman for a goddess.

3. Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

4. Love is the delusion that one man or woman differs from another.


H L Mencken love quotes and sayingsExcerpt from Wikipedia: Henry Louis “H. L.” Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956), was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English. Mencken, known as the “Sage of Baltimore“, is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century.

Sayings by H. L. Mencken

1. Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.

2. I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.

3. A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.

4. A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.

5. The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

6. You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.

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