H. L. Mencken Quote

The double standard of morality will survive in this world so long as the woman whose husband has been lured away is favoured with the sympathetic tears of other women, and a man whose wife has made off is laughed at by other men.


PREJUDICES FOURTH SERIES (ed. 1924)

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The double standard of morality will survive in this world so long as the woman whose husband has been lured away is favoured with the sympathetic...

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The double standard of morality will survive in this world so long as the woman whose husband has been lured away is favoured with the sympathetic...

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The double standard of morality will survive in this world so long as the woman whose husband has been lured away is favoured with the sympathetic...

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The double standard of morality will survive in this world so long as the woman whose husband has been lured away is favoured with the sympathetic...