Quotes by Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

English poet

Alive from: 1612-1680

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason.
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    In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
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    In matrimony, to hesitate is sometimes to be saved.
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    Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.
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    It costs a lot of money to die comfortably.
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    It does not matter much what a man hates provided he hates something.
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    It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
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    It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
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    It is immoral to get drunk because the headache comes after the drinking, but if the headache came first and the drunkenness afterwards, it would be moral to get drunk.
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    It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy - but he who has shown the better temper.
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    It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly mould our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.
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    It is tact that is golden, not silence.
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    Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
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    Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
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    Life is like playing the violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
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