Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Mistakes are often the stepping stones to utter failure
Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying or adapting themselves to circumstances.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
For most men, and most circumstances, pleasure --tangible material prosperity in this world --is the...
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be...
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil....
Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams...
A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more...
One should judge by appearance only: what is hidden should remain so
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is...
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by the tone and...
The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that...
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The...
Justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.
The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit...
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.