H. L. Mencken Quote

The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.


in Baltimore Evening Sun 9 December 1929

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The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.

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The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.

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The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.

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The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.