Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
The history of art is the history of revivals
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
I am; therefore, I think.
And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.
God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.
I never knew a writer yet who took the smallest pains with his style and...
Be virtuous and you will be vicious.
The history of art is the history of revivals.
God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No...
We think as we do, mainly because other people think so
The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating...
The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the...
There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also...
Oaths are but words, and words are but wind.
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
When you've told someone that you've left them a legacy the only decent thing to...
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my...
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.