The fundamentalist mind, running in a single rut for fifty years, is now quite unable to comprehend dissent from its basic superstitions, or to grant any common honesty, or even any decency, to those who reject them
More Quotes from H.L. Mencken:Science, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a
Try to imagine a Shakespeare beset by fundamentalism, or a Goethe trying to work with the Ku Klux Klan roaring under his door
After all, the world is not our handiwork, and we are not responsible for what goes on in it, save within very narrow limits
A great literature is chiefly the product of inquiring minds in revolt against the immovable certainties of the nation
Imagine the Creator as a stand up comedian - and at once the world becomes explicable.
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He that hath no cross deserves no crown.