Samuel Butler(novelist)

(1835-1902 / Langar, Nottinghamshire)

Samuel Butler(novelist) Quotes

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    "Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule." ''
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    "The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too." ''
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  • ''"Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them."''
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    "Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them." ''
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  • ''"Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits." ''
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    "All animals except man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it." ''
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    "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept." ''
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  • ''"Dont learn to do, but learn in doing."''
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  • ''"Life is one long process of getting tired." ''
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  • ''"We all love best not those who offend us least, nor those who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them."''
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