Quotes by: Samuel Butler

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Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butler
What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth.
Samuel Butler
Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be; and a University training is the one best adapted to prevent their becoming so.
Samuel Butler
Words are not as satisfactory as we should like them to be, but, like our neighbours, we have got to live with them and must make the best and not the worst of them.
Samuel Butler
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
Samuel Butler
There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon.
Samuel Butler
Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one.
Samuel Butler
To know God better is only to realize how impossible it is that we should ever know him at all. I know not which is more childish to deny him, or define him.
Samuel Butler
The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if it had been called The Old Sailor.
Samuel Butler
Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
Samuel Butler
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
Samuel Butler
Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderate use rather than total abstinence.
Samuel Butler
If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason.
Samuel Butler
Christ was only crucified once and for a few hours. Think of the hundreds of thousands whom Christ has been crucifying in a quiet way ever since.
Samuel Butler
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
Samuel Butler
When you've told someone that you've left them a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.
Samuel Butler
The dons of Oxford and Cambridge are too busy educating the young men to be able to teach them anything.
Samuel Butler
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