"Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Samuel Butler on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Samuel Butler on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Samuel Butler on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Samuel Butler on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Samuel Butler on Winston Churchill
"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."