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Samuel Butler Quotes
Brief author info: Samuel Butler (1835-1902) English novelist, scholar, translator.
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Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other - I mean from the attempt to prolong family connections unduly and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so.
To live is like love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes along.
I believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other-I mean from the attempt to prolong family connections unduly and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to tell a lie well.
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way
It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
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