Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or anything else, is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
Theist and atheist: the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called...
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the...
Be virtuous and you will be vicious.
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music...
Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying or adapting themselves to circumstances.
If there is any moral in Christianity, if there is anything to be learned from...
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism...
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing should be taken...
The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions.
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good...
Words are not as satisfactory as we should like them to be, but, like our...
To be at all is to be religious more or less
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to...
Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds...