Best Quotes by Samuel Butler (Top 10)

  1. Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
  2. All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
  3. The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
  4. Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
  5. Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
  6. All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.
  7. Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
  8. Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
  9. Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
  10. Life is one long process of getting tired.

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