20MAR2019 – Quote of the Day March 19, 2019March 17, 2019 photog Quote of the Day H. L. Mencken, Quote of the Day The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. H. L. Mencken 0 0 vote Article Rating
Of course, we must save the poor peasants from themselves. It’s never about; “Let us make laws to stop us from doing what we want”, it is always to stop other people from doing what THEY want.
Exactly. And Mencken had this other one that speaks to that, “Puritanism. The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”