H. L. Mencken Quotes (477 quotes)
“If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.”
―H. L. Mencken
Epitaph from Smart Set (December 1921)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsH. L. Mencken
Born: September 12, 1880
Died: January 29, 1956 (aged 75)
Occupation: Writer, journalist, satirist, critic
Bio: Henry Louis H. L. Mencken, was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, critic of American life and culture, and a 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. Many of his books still remain in print.