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H. L. Mencken told me once that he answered all his mail, pleasant and unpleasant, with just one line, You may be right. Thats the way I feel now. It is in the realm of possibility, just barely, that I could be the one whos wrong.
— Clare Boothe Luce —

Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
H. L. Mencken

— R.K. Lilley

You know what H.L. Mencken said one time about religious people? He said he'd been greatly misunderstood. He said he didn't hate them. He simply found them comical.

— Kurt Vonnegut

My prose style at this time was a stomach-twisting blend of the Bible, Carl Sandburg, H.L. Mencken, Jeffrey Farnol, Christopher Morley, Samuel Pepys, and Franklin Pierce Adams imitating Samuel Pepys. I was quite apt to throw in a "bless the mark" at any spot, and to begin a sentence with "Lord" comma.

— E.B. White

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