Tag: H. L. Mencken

Dictionary

“Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.” ~ Desmond Tutu (1931 – ) Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood. ~ H. L. Mencken (1880 –…

Good Start

“The word ‘good’ has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.” ~ G.K Chesterton (1874 – 1936) An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than…