Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do...
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the...
The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting...
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes...
It has beeen said that the love of money is the root of all evil....
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also...
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Spontaneity is only a term for man's ignorance of the gods
A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commoner, but more...
People are lucky and unlucky...according to the ratio between what they get and what they...
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.
We're all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don't make...
Cleanliness is almost as bad as godliness
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
At my age getting a second doctors opinion is kinda like switching slot machines.
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken...