Cynical Mondays – H. L. Mencken An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related 3 thoughts on “Cynical Mondays – H. L. Mencken” Add yours Mmmm! Rose soup. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I think Mencken didn’t wait long enough for the roses to become hips. LikeLike Reply Actually I don’t like rose flavored food one bit! Maybe rose tea would be about all I could stand. LikeLiked by 1 person Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.