Samuel Butler Quotes
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Every one should keep a mental wastepaper basket and the older he grows the more things he will consign to it-torn up to irrecoverable tatters.
The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of public opinion.
We are like thistle-down blown about by the wind-up and down, here and there-but not one in a thousand ever getting beyond seed-hood.
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
To live is like to love-all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
If a man know not life which he hath seen, how shall he know death, which he hath not seen?
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.
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.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way
Manners maketh man. Yes, but they make woman still more.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
The strongest evidence of love is sacrifice.
The road to success is always under construction