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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.
         
   
F
Genius is a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble.

R
To live is like to love -- all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
A
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
N
Life is one long process of getting tired.
K
Youth is like spring, an over-praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes. Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Way of All Flesh."
R: "Notebooks."
A: "Notebooks."
N: "Notebooks."
K: "The Way of All Flesh."
   


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