When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy, the only decent thing to do is die at once.
Quote by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler Quotes
The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals have good digestions.
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness.
We all like to forgive, and love best not those who offend us least, nor...
Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be;...
The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if it had been called The...
Let every man be true and every god a liar.
A man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
To die is but to leave off dying and do the thing once for all.
We think as we do, mainly because other people think so
Life is one long process of getting tired.
There is nothing which at once affects a man so much and so little as...
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be...
Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.
All truth is not to be told at all times.
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is...
When you've told someone that you've left them a legacy the only decent thing to...
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.