Talk:Samuel Butler (novelist)
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- American Dishonesty: Refer it to their Puritan ancestry.
- An idiot is a person who thinks for himself instead of letting other people think for him. He takes his own views of things and therefore not unfrequently differs from his neighbors. Any person who differs from his neighbors is an idiot ipso facto.
- The oldest books are still only just out to those who have not read them.