“The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“Every man’s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“Brigands demand your money or your life women require both.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“From a worldly point of view, there is no mistake so great as that of being always right.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of public opinion.”

— Samuel Butler —

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“And so there is no God but has been in the loins of past gods.”

— Samuel Butler —

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