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H.L. Mencken: Crime Cause Slanders Poor

Posted by admin on Thursday, August 23, 2018

H.L. Mencken Money Quote saying many people believe that crime is a result of poverty and use that belief to insult the poor. H.L. Mencken said:
 
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“The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor” — H.L. Mencken

 
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H.L. Mencken: Best Client Scared Millionaire

Posted by admin on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

H.L. Mencken Money Quote saying those with plenty of money who are afraid of something, will be happy to spend plenty of cash to protect them from their fears. H.L. Mencken said:
 
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“The best client is a scared millionaire” — H.L. Mencken

 
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H.L. Mencken: Useless & Evil Things

Posted by admin on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

H.L. Mencken Money Quotation saying total volume of spending in a rich city exceeds the entire budget of a small country. H.L. Mencken said:

During many a single week, I daresay, more money is spent in New York upon useless and evil things than would suffice to run the kingdom of Denmark for a year
— H.L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken on Overestimation of Value

Posted by admin on Friday, March 28, 2014

H. L. Mencken Money Quotation saying our society puts more currency in cash than the value it actually holds. H. L. Mencken said:

The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated

— H. L. Mencken

H.L. Mencken: Comparative Wealth

Posted by admin on Sunday, January 23, 2011

Funny Money Quotes: Perception of riches is sometimes determined by the bank balance of those we are forced to compare ourselves with. H.L. Mencken said:

Wealth – any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one’s wife’s sister’s husband
— H.L. Mencken

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