Quotes by Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

English poet

Alive from: 1612-1680

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    Life is one long process of getting tired.
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    Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
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    Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.
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    Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
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    Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.
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    Man is God's highest present development. He is the latest thing in God.
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    Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
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    Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.
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    Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty.
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    Neither have they hearts to stay, nor wit enough to run away.
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    One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
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    Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
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    Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.
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    People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.
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    People care more about being thought to have taste than about being thought either good, clever or amiable.
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