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Pereant, inquit, qui ante nos nostra dixerunt. [Confound those who have said our remarks before us.] or [May they perish who have expressed our bright ideas before us.]

Butler Samuel


If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it around. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't say embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and y

Butler Samuel


Americans' greatest fear is that America will turn out to have been a phenomenon, not a civilization.

Butler Samuel


Governor Tarkin. I should have expected to find you holding Vader's leash. I thought I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on board.

Butler Samuel


Absolutum obsoletum. (If it works, it's out of date.)

Butler Samuel


You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

Butler Samuel


There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.

Butler Samuel


It is not enough that I should succeed. Others must fail.

Samuel Butler





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