Let every man be true and every god a liar.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear....
I am; therefore, I think.
You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
There is no bore like a clever bore.
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is...
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
It has beeen said that the love of money is the root of all evil....
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No...
If I die prematurely I shall be saved from being bored to death at my...
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good...
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is...
Figures never lie, but liars often figure
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I...
Without books, God is silent, justice dormant, natural science at a stand, philosophy lame, letters...
So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays,...