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No one ever heard of the truth being enforced by law. Whenever the secular arm is called in to sustain read more

No one ever heard of the truth being enforced by law. Whenever the secular arm is called in to sustain an idea, whether new or old, it is always a bad idea, and not infrequently it is downright idiotic.

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Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Theology Quotes,
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To denounce moralizing out of hand is to pronounce a moral judgment.

To denounce moralizing out of hand is to pronounce a moral judgment.

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Morality is the theory that every h uman act must be either right or wrong, and that 99 % of read more

Morality is the theory that every h uman act must be either right or wrong, and that 99 % of them are wrong.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Morals Quotes,
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On one issue, at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.

On one issue, at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.

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