If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to reason
Quote by Samuel Butler
In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one...
When the water of a place is bad it is safest to drink none that...
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the...
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the...
The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of...
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is...
They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription....
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No...
All truth is not to be told at all times.
Man is God's highest present development. He is the latest thing in God.
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.
We're all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don't make...
Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be;...
And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.
The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions.