Samstag, 12. November 2016

Zitate II

Immer noch aktuell, Zitate von H.L. Mencken 

(1880 - 1956)

When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before. 

For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. 

War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands. 

Whenever you hear a man speak of his love for his country, it is a sign that he expects to be paid for it. 

A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence and yet keep both ears to the ground.

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise, just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine it run by a board of gods. 

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