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The true function of art is to...edit nature and so make it coherent and lovely. The artist is a sort read more

The true function of art is to...edit nature and so make it coherent and lovely. The artist is a sort of impassioned proofreader, blue-penciling the bad spelling of God.

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Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it.

Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Remorse Quotes,
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Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Vote Quotes,
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Any man who inflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.

Any man who inflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.

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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed [and hence clamorous to be led to safety] read more

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed [and hence clamorous to be led to safety] by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

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