"If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Samuel Butler on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Samuel Butler on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Samuel Butler on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Samuel Butler on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Samuel Butler on Lawrence Welk
"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."