About H. L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken
Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken was an American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. Known as the "Sage of Baltimore", he is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century. As a scholar Mencken is known for 'The American Language', a multi-volume... Wikipedia
September 12, 1880, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
January 29, 1956, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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H. L. Mencken Quotes

Human life is basically a comedy.
Minority Report : H.L. Mencken's Notebooks (1956)
Nature abhors a moron.
A Mencken Chrestomathy (1949)