"All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Samuel Butler on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Samuel Butler on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Samuel Butler on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Samuel Butler on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Samuel Butler on Abraham Lincoln
"Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself."
"The history of art is the history of revivals."
"Life is not an exact science, it is an art."
"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."
"The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money."