"Women can stand a beating except when it is with their own weapons."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Samuel Butler on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Samuel Butler on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Samuel Butler on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Samuel Butler on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Samuel Butler on John Lennon
"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."