Quotes by Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

English poet

Alive from: 1612-1680

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    Then spare the rod and spoil the child.
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    There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have enough to live upon.
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    There are two great rules of life; the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can, in the end, get what he wants, if he only tries. That is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is, more or less, an exception to the rule.
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    There is but one step from the Academy to the Fad.
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    There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
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    There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.
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    There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as his own death.
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    Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
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    Though wisdom cannot be gotten for gold, still less can be gotten without it.
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    To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
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    To himself everyone is an immortal. He may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
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    To live is like to love-all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
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    Union may be strength, but it is mere blind brute strength unless wisely directed.
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    Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.
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    Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing.
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