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He that bringeth a present, findeth the door open.

Butler Samuel


"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he next comes to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."

Butler Samuel


The bone-chilling scream split the warm summer night in two, the first half being before the scream when it was fairly balmy and calm and pleasant, the second half still balmy and quite pleasant for those who hadn't heard the scream at all, but not c

Butler Samuel


If I had done everything I'm credited with, I'd be speaking to you from a laboratory jar at Harvard.

Butler Samuel


We're living in a golden age. All you need is gold.

Butler Samuel


No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it.

Butler Samuel


Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

Butler Samuel


Plots are like girdles. Hidden, they hold your interest; revealed, they're of no interest except to fetishists. Like girdles, they attempt to contain an uncontainable experience.

Samuel Butler





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