The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No Indian prince has to his palace - More followers than a thief to the gallows
Quote by Samuel Butler
They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription....
There is such a thing as doing good that evil may come.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he...
God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.
He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care...
The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself...
Logic is like the sword--those who appeal to it shall perish by it.
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is...
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is...
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the...
Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism. Whether it is or is not more...
One should judge by appearance only: what is hidden should remain so
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good...
To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing...
The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life...
Look before you leap for as you sow, ye are like to reap.
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is...