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Samuel Butler (b)
(1835-1902) born on
Dec 04
English novelist, satirist, scholar. He was known for his ironic, witty semi-autobiographical novel, "Way of All Flesh," and "Erewhon," 1872.
         
   
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Genius is a nuisance, and it is the duty of schools and colleges to abate it by setting genius-traps in its way.

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[Genius] is no respecter of time, trouble, money or persons, the four things around which human affairs turn most persistently.
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Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
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It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
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As soon as any art is pursued with a view of money, then farewell, in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, all hope of genuine good work.
 
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R: "Notebooks."
A: "Notebooks."
N: "Notebooks."
K: "Notebooks."
   


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