H.L. Mencken quotes
Quotes by and about H.L. Mencken
(Continued from his main entry on the site.)
Mencken: "Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice."
[Speaking about the history of the U.S.:]
Mencken: "Lincoln marked the half-way post on the road to the sewers."
Murray Rothbard: "[He was] an individualist with a serene and unquenchable sense of self-confidence."
James Oppenheim: "He is a merry devil on the one hand, and a delicate poet on the other."