Samuel Butler Quotes
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Whatso'er we perpetrate, We do but row; we are steered by fate.
The first undertakers in all great attempts commonly miscarry, and leave the advantages of their losses to those that come after them.
Conscience is thoroughly well bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.
A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
Logic and consistency are luxuries for the gods and the lower animals.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
All progress is based upon a universal, innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
A lover's life lies in death. You shall not find a heart without losing the heart.