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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.
Genius is a nuisance, and it is the duty of schools and colleges to abate it by setting genius-traps in its way.

[Genius] is no respecter of time, trouble, money or persons, the four things around which human affairs turn most persistently.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
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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