We think as we do, mainly because other people think so
Quote by Samuel Butler
There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as...
In old times people used to try and square the circle; now they try and...
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that are contrary to...
My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep...
Morality turns on whether the pleasure precedes or follows the pain
When the water of a place is bad it is safest to drink none that...
You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
We all like to forgive, and love best not those who offend us least, nor...
A man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Money is the last enemy that shall never be subdued. While there is flesh there...
The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he...
For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
In the midst of vice we are in virtue, and vice versa.
To be at all is to be religious more or less
Time was with most of us, when Christmas Day, encircling all our limited world like...