The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. by Henry Mencken
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Top 5 quotes from Henry Mencken
"The essence of a self-reliant and autonomous culture is an unshakeable egoism."
"Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution?"
"Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard."
"All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it."
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Top 5 quotes from Age, Wisdom
"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history."
"Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom."
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."
"We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future."
"A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends."