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Think About It

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

“A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.”


–HL Mencken

Knowledge

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

“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.”


–HL Mencken

Puritanism Defined

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

“Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”


–H.L. Mencken

Complexity Simplified

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

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


–HL Mencken

Mencken’s Marketing

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

“Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.”


–H.L. Mencken

Celebrity Defined

HL Mencken

HL Mencken

“A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn’t know.”


–H.L. Mencken

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