Talk:Samuel Butler (novelist)

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Why is the page's name so weird? Can we switch between the actual page and the redirect? ~ MosheZadka (Talk) 3 July 2005 15:55 (UTC)


Wikiquote no longer allows unsourced quotations, and they are in process of being removed from our pages (see Wikiquote:Limits on quotations); but if you can provide a reliable and precise source for any quote on this list please move it to Samuel Butler (novelist). --Antiquary 19:36, 3 March 2009 (UTC)

  • 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.