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H.L. Mencken Quotes

by bill - 2021-07-04 15:35:33 ( in culture, quotes) [php version]

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"Morality is doing what is right, no matter what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, no matter what is right."

"The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule."

"It is the classic fallacy of our time that a moron run through a university and decorated with a Ph.D. will thereby cease to be a moron."

"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." -- H.L. Mencken

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