Thinkexist Quotations
My Account Help
Add the "Dynamic Daily Quotation" to Your Site or Blog - it's Easy!
 
All similar:it is not materialism that is the chief curse of...
QuotationsAuthorsTopicsKeywordsContributors My Quotations More...

Quotation:

    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously.

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

About: Materialism quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
1-10 Quotations of 39

Users who liked this quote also liked:

    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteReligion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes. About: Religion quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteEvangelical Christianity, as everyone knows, is founded upon hate, as the Christianity of Christ was founded upon love

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes. About: Christianity quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteTo wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish a woman for a purely moral reason

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes. About: War quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteScience, at bottom, is really anti-intellectual. It always distrusts pure reason, and demands the production of objective fact.

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes. About: Science quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteA cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt is only the savage, whether of the African bush or of the American gospel tent, who pretends to know the will and intent of God exactly and completely.

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone.

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteMost people want security in this world, not liberty.

 Henry Louis Mencken quotes (American humorous Journalist and Critic of American life who influenced US fiction through the 1920s, 1880-1956)

Similar Quotes.
 Add to Chapter...
            - next

   
Suggested
> T-Shirt quotes
> funny quotes
> famous quotes
> movie quotes
> sayings
> proverbs
> funny sayings
> Inspirational Quotes
> Cute Quotes
> Friendship Quotes
> Motivational Quotes
ThinkExist.com Quotations
Privacy & Security Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | About us | Press room | Contact us | Help
Copyright ® ThinkExist 1999-2015