Samuel Butler Quotes on life

If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death... view

By: Samuel Butler

Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man... view

By: Samuel Butler

Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it... view

By: Samuel Butler

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises... view

By: Samuel Butler

Life is one long process of getting tired... view

By: Samuel Butler

Life is not an exact science, it is an art... view

By: Samuel Butler

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on... view

By: Samuel Butler

Life is like music.. view

By: Samuel Butler

Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character... view

By: Samuel Butler

Brigands demand your money or your life.. view

By: Samuel Butler

Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning... view

By: Samuel Butler

He has spent his life best who has enjoyed it most. God will take care that we do not enjoy it any more than is good for us... view

By: Samuel Butler

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it... view

By: Samuel Butler

Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life... view

By: Samuel Butler

The only living works are those which have drained much of the author's own life into them... view

By: Samuel Butler