Posts Tagged ‘Samuel Butler’

Quote of the day, May 25

May 26, 2017

Samuel Butler, on work

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

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Quote of the day, April 22

April 23, 2017

Samuel Butler, from Note-Books

“Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.”

Quote of the day, May 23

May 23, 2015

Samuel Butler, from The Note-Books (1902)

“Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo, not a man.”