H. L. Mencken Quotes

Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone may be looking.

 
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H. L. Mencken, 1880-1956, Columnist & Journalist, Sententiae, 1920

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H. L. Mencken
H. L. Mencken
  • Born: September 12, 1880
  • Died: January 29, 1956
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist, Satirist, Critic

Henry Louis Mencken was an American journalist, essayist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English. He commented widely on the social scene, literature, music, prominent politicians and contemporary movements. His satirical reporting on the Scopes trial, which he dubbed the "Monkey Trial", also gained him attention.