L. Mencken -- 26 Jan 2014, 17:19 -- Actually, my truly favorite quote(s) is my own invention: "Believing is Seeing (the true. love is horrific" - Lord Byron "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it. the poem "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley. Awesome quotes everyone! The many different duplicate 'favorite quote' topics like this one are now closed. there will be only one: What's your favorite quote or quotes? (citations required) Please re-post your quotes there and post any new.