Samuel Butler: The Note-Books of Samuel Butler


You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.

Part XXI

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All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

Page 3

Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.

Page 249


An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.

Page 144


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