A good half of the humor of the late Mark Twain consisted of admitting frankly the possession of vices and weaknesses that all of us have and few care to acknowledge. Practically all of the sagacity of George Bernard Shaw consists of bellowing vociferously what everyone knows.

H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) American writer and journalist [Henry Lewis Mencken]
“The Ulster Problem,” Prejudices: The First Series (1919)

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