Who Is This Guy?

H_l_menckenwho is this guy?
and why have I not heard of him?

Henry Louis Mencken,
American Writer
(Baltimore Sun newspaper),
Born September 12, 1880.


  • Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. – H. L. Mencken
  • Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.- H. L. Mencken
  • For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. – H. L. Mencken
  • A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married. – H. L. Mencken
    …and my personal favorite:
  • If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl. – H. L. Mencken


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