Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

English author
4 December 1835 — 18 June 1902

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All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

A hen is only an egg`s way of making another egg.

Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.

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Justice, while she winks at Crimes,
Stumbles on Innocence sometimes.

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.

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