Quotes by: Samuel Butler

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The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
Samuel Butler
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butler
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
Samuel Butler
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
Samuel Butler
Our ideas are for the most part like bad sixpences, and we spend our lives trying to pass them on one another.
Samuel Butler
If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Samuel Butler
When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.
Samuel Butler
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
Samuel Butler
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
Samuel Butler
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
Samuel Butler
Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of, but he wisely refrains from saying whether they are good or bad things.
Samuel Butler
Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism. Whether it is or is not more efficacious I do not know.
Samuel Butler
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
Samuel Butler
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.
Samuel Butler
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