A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins, or nearly all, save those worth committing.
Quote by Samuel Butler
A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
Death is only a larger kind of going abroad.
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating...
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both
Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete...
There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have...
My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep...
Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest...
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil....
Faith - you can do very little with it, but you can do nothing without...
Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers
And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.
If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall...
If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death.
The want of money is the root of all evil.
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or...
A church debt is the devil's salary.
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema...