Death is only a larger kind of going abroad.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also...
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be...
To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy...
The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money,...
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of...
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music...
The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.
Mistakes are often the stepping stones to utter failure
The phrase 'unconscious humor' is the one contribution I have made to the current literature...
Opinion governs all mankind, like the blind's leading of the blind
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing...
A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would not have...
Youth is like spring, an overpraised season
Youth is the best time to be rich; and the best time to be poor
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of...