God and the Devil are an effort after specialization and the division of labor.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
Life is one long process of getting tired.
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing should be taken...
Mistakes are often the stepping stones to utter failure
It is seldom very hard to do one's duty when one knows what it is,...
Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.
I am; therefore, I think.
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes...
One should judge by appearance only: what is hidden should remain so
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he...
Logic is like the sword--those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy....
The mistakes made by doctors are innumerable. They err habitually on the side of optimism...
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing...
All truth is not to be told at all times.
The advantage of doing one's praising to oneself is that one can lay it on...
When considering praise or criticism first consider the source.
Praise does wonders for our sense of hearing.