What Mencken most strongly objected to in religion was not the expression of nonsensical views—these could easily be combated by rebuttal from the other side—but the inveterate tendency of religion to seek the enforcement of its views by the power of the government.
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas.
You never push a noun against a verb without trying to blow up something.
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.