What are the TOP 10 quotes by H. L. Mencken?

Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas.

Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.

On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.

For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.

There is no record in history of a happy philosopher.

The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.

It is a sin to believe evil of others, but it is seldom a mistake.

If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish.

The lunatic fringe wags the underdog.

To be in love is merely to be in a perpetual state of anesthesia.


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