"The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Samuel Butler on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Samuel Butler on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Samuel Butler on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Samuel Butler on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Samuel Butler on Mark Twain
"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."