Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler





Born: December 4, 1835
Birthplace: Langar, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 18, 1902

Occupation: Author
Profile: Best known for Erewheon.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Butler_(novelist)
Number of Quotes: 5





All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.

Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it.

Genius ... has been described as a supreme capacity for taking trouble ... It might be more fitly described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds and keeping them therein so long as the genius remains.

Home, Sweet Home must surely have been written by a bachelor.

Money is dead men's bones and dead men's souls. The money that men make lives after them.

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