like colour TV
is all there
in black and white” Monty Python
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Nine quotes by Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler (4 or 5 December 1835 – 18 June 1902) was an iconoclastic Victorian author who published a variety of works. Two of his most famous pieces are the Utopian satire Erewhon and the posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh. He is also known for examining Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought, studies of Italian art, and works of literary history and criticism. Butler also made prose translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey which remain in use to this day.
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg. [+]
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. [+]
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both. [+]
If the headache preceded the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue. [+]
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all. [+]
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. [+]
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. [+]
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