” A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. “


” It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place. “


” The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear – fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety. “


” A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married. “


” No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single. “



All 5 H. L. Mencken Quotes about Man in picture


A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.


The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.
A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.
No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.
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