Best Famous Quotes by: Samuel Butler, Herbert Butterfield, Eric Butterworth, Red Buttons, Charles Buxton, Charles Roberts Buxton, Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton, Don Byas, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Robert C. Byrd, Robert Byrne, James F. Byrnes, George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron, James Branch Cabell, Meg Cabot, Eileen Caddy, CaddyShack, Herb Caen, Gaius Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar, Nero Claudius Caesar, John Cage, James M. Cain, Mark Caine, Michael Caine, Mary S. Calderone, Mary Steichen Calderone, Jean Caldwell, and Philip Caldwell

Best Samuel Butler Quotes: The most famous quotes by Samuel Butler

Loyalty is still the same,Whether it win or lose the gameTrue as a dial to the sun,Although it be not shined upon. — Samuel Butler

Every man’s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. — Samuel Butler

To live is like love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it. — Samuel Butler

The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore. — Samuel Butler

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them. — Samuel Butler

Arguments are like fire-arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him. — Samuel Butler

For truth is precious and divine Too rich a pearl for carnal swine. — Samuel Butler

Life is not an exact science, it is an art. — Samuel Butler

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

God is Love — I dare say. But what a mischievous devil Love is — Samuel Butler

It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. — Samuel Butler

God cannot alter the past, but historians can. — Samuel Butler

What makes all doctrines plain and clear- About two hundred pounds a year. And that which was prov’d true before Prove false again Two hundred more. — Samuel Butler

The advantage of doing one’s praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and in exactly the right places. — Samuel Butler

I do not mind lying but I hate inaccuracy. — Samuel Butler

To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious. — Samuel Butler

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. — Samuel Butler

Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. — Samuel Butler

A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg. — Samuel Butler

It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma, or want of dogma, that the danger lies. — Samuel Butler

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. — Samuel Butler

He that is down can fall no lower. — Samuel Butler

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all. — Samuel Butler

Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth. — Samuel Butler

The course of true anything does not run smooth. — Samuel Butler

Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often. — Samuel Butler

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. — Samuel Butler

There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that every one can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the general rule. — Samuel Butler

The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way. — Samuel Butler

An apology for the devil it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case God has written all the books. — Samuel Butler

If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do. — Samuel Butler

Genius might be described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds. — Samuel Butler

I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill. — Samuel Butler

Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. — Samuel Butler

When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once. — Samuel Butler

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

Best Herbert Butterfield Quotes: The most famous quotes by Herbert Butterfield

But the greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self-righteousness — each system only too delighted to find that the other is wicked — each only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity. — Herbert Butterfield

The academic mind can eat away the very basis of its own assurance … produce contortions when it tries to bend over backward … allow itself to be dismayed by the picture it has created of relentless historical process. — Herbert Butterfield

The very fact of its finding itself in agreement with other minds perturbs it, so that it hunts for points of divergence, feeling the urgent need to make it clear that at least it reached the same conclusions by a different route. — Herbert Butterfield

Best Eric Butterworth Quotes: The most famous quotes by Eric Butterworth

Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It’s a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment. — Eric Butterworth

More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind. — Eric Butterworth

Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things. — Eric Butterworth

Dont go through life, GROW through life. — Eric Butterworth

Best Red Buttons Quotes: The most famous quotes by Red Buttons

He’s a real loser. He moved into a new neighborhood and got run over by the Welcome Wagon. — Red Buttons

Best Charles Buxton Quotes: The most famous quotes by Charles Buxton

To make pleasures pleasant, shorten them. — Charles Buxton

Best Charles Roberts Buxton Quotes: The most famous quotes by Charles Roberts Buxton

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. — Charles Roberts Buxton

In life, as in chess, forethought wins. — Charles Roberts Buxton

Best Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton Quotes: The most famous quotes by Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton

The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy – invincible determination–a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory. — Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton

Best Don Byas Quotes: The most famous quotes by Don Byas

You call it madness, but I call it love. — Don Byas

Best Richard Evelyn Byrd Quotes: The most famous quotes by Richard Evelyn Byrd

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used. — Richard Evelyn Byrd

Best Robert C. Byrd Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert C. Byrd

One’s family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way One of these days I’ll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who’ll be with me will be my family. — Robert C. Byrd

Well, Mr. Secretary, I lived in a house without electricity too. No running water, no telephone…I can stand toe-to-toe with you. in response to Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill — Robert C. Byrd

Best Robert Byrne Quotes: The most famous quotes by Robert Byrne

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. — Robert Byrne

Doing a thing well is often a waste of time. — Robert Byrne

There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on. — Robert Byrne

Partying is such sweet sorrow. — Robert Byrne

Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo. — Robert Byrne

Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life. — Robert Byrne

Until you walk a mile in another man’s moccasins you can’t imagine the smell. — Robert Byrne

Getting caught is the mother of invention. — Robert Byrne

In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat. — Robert Byrne

Best James F. Byrnes Quotes: The most famous quotes by James F. Byrnes

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life. — James F. Byrnes

Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers. — James F. Byrnes

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death. — James F. Byrnes

Best George Gordon Byron Quotes: The most famous quotes by George Gordon Byron

To fly from, need not be to hate, makind All are not fit with them to stir and toil, Nor is it discontent to keep the mind Deep in its fountain. — George Gordon Byron

For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass’dAnd the eyes of the sleepers wax’d deadly and chill,And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still — George Gordon Byron

Adversity is the first path to truth. — George Gordon Byron

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves. — George Gordon Byron

They never fail who die in a great cause. — George Gordon Byron

‘Tis pleasant, sure, to see one’s name in print. A book’s a book, although there’s nothing in ‘t. — George Gordon Byron

For what were all these country patriots born To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn — George Gordon Byron

My time has been passed viciously and agreeably at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that ‘Carpe Diem’ is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds-for who can trust to tomorrow — George Gordon Byron

It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time. — George Gordon Byron

There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything. — George Gordon Byron

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep. — George Gordon Byron

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure men love in haste but they detest at leisure. — George Gordon Byron

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more. — George Gordon Byron

I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five — George Gordon Byron

And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description. — George Gordon Byron

He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly — George Gordon Byron

Wives in their husbands’ absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler. — George Gordon Byron

My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then. — George Gordon Byron

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. — George Gordon Byron

I feel my immortality over sweep all pains, all tears, all time, all fears, – and peal, like the eternal thunders of the deep, into my ears, this truth, – thou livest forever — George Gordon Byron

Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire. — George Gordon Byron

But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. — George Gordon Byron

It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem-and in my esteem age is not estimable. — George Gordon Byron

Cervantes smiled Spain’s chivalry away A single laugh demolished the right arm Of his country. — George Gordon Byron

Best Lord Byron Quotes: The most famous quotes by Lord Byron

Oh too convincing – dangerously dear – In woman’s eye the unanswerable tear — Lord Byron

Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake. — Lord Byron

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. — Lord Byron

For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breath, And love itself have rest. — Lord Byron

How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm I thank thee, night for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this. — Lord Byron

Best James Branch Cabell Quotes: The most famous quotes by James Branch Cabell

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted. — James Branch Cabell

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true. — James Branch Cabell

Best Meg Cabot Quotes: The most famous quotes by Meg Cabot

In order for people to be happy, sometimes they have to take risks. It’s true these risks can put them in danger of being hurt. — Meg Cabot

No matter how nice the company one might be with, however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle pointed at one’s back. — Meg Cabot

Best Eileen Caddy Quotes: The most famous quotes by Eileen Caddy

Expect your every need to be met, expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level, expect to grow spiritually. — Eileen Caddy

Best CaddyShack Quotes: The most famous quotes by CaddyShack

Carl Spackler IT’S IN THE HOLE. — CaddyShack

Spalding Smails This is good stuff. I got it from a Negro. You’re probably high already and you don’t even know it. — CaddyShack

Sandy Carl I want you to kill all the gophers on the golf course Carl Spackler Correct me if I’m wrong Sandy, but if I kill all the golfers they’ll lock me up and throw away the key. Sandy Not golfers, you great fool. Gophers. THE LITTLE BROWN, FURRY RODENTS. Carl Spackler We can do that. We don’t even need a reason. — CaddyShack

Al Czervik Last time I saw a mouth like that, it had a hook in it. — CaddyShack

Danny Noonan I haven’t even told my father I’m not gonna get that scholarship. I’m gonna end up working in a lumberyard the rest of my life. Ty Webb What’s wrong with lumber I own two lumberyards. Danny Noonan I notice you don’t spend too much time there. Ty Webb I’m not quite sure where they are. — CaddyShack

Al Czervik Hey everybody, we’re all gonna get laid. — CaddyShack

Judge Smails It’s easy to grin When your ship comes in And you’ve got the stock market beat. But the man worthwhile, Is the man who can smile, When his shorts are too tight in the seat. — CaddyShack

Best Herb Caen Quotes: The most famous quotes by Herb Caen

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever. — Herb Caen

There are more of them than us. — Herb Caen

The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around. — Herb Caen

Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything. — Herb Caen

I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there. — Herb Caen

Best Gaius Julius Caesar Quotes: The most famous quotes by Gaius Julius Caesar

Gallia est omnis divisa in partres tres. (All Gaul is divided into three parts) — Gaius Julius Caesar

He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. — Gaius Julius Caesar

Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered.) — Gaius Julius Caesar

Men willingly believe what they wish. — Gaius Julius Caesar

The die is cast. — Gaius Julius Caesar

Best Julius Caesar Quotes: The most famous quotes by Julius Caesar

Men willingly believe what they wish. — Julius Caesar

It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking. — Julius Caesar

Veni, vidi, vici. I came, I saw, I conquered — Julius Caesar

Et tu, Brute. You also, Brutus. — Julius Caesar

Best Nero Claudius Caesar Quotes: The most famous quotes by Nero Claudius Caesar

What an artist the world is losing in me — Nero Claudius Caesar

Best John Cage Quotes: The most famous quotes by John Cage

I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones. — John Cage

If you develop an ear for sounds that are musical it is like developing an ego. You begin to refuse sounds that are not musical and that way cut yourself off from a good deal of experience. — John Cage

The first question I ask myself when something doesn’t seem to be beautiful is why do I think it’s not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason. — John Cage

Best James M. Cain Quotes: The most famous quotes by James M. Cain

The postman always rings twice. — James M. Cain

Best Mark Caine Quotes: The most famous quotes by Mark Caine

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. — Mark Caine

Best Michael Caine Quotes: The most famous quotes by Michael Caine

Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. — Michael Caine

Best Mary S. Calderone Quotes: The most famous quotes by Mary S. Calderone

I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the life of those people. — Mary S. Calderone

Best Mary Steichen Calderone Quotes: The most famous quotes by Mary Steichen Calderone

Our children are not going to be just our children-they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren. — Mary Steichen Calderone

Best Jean Caldwell Quotes: The most famous quotes by Jean Caldwell

The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority. — Jean Caldwell

Best Philip Caldwell Quotes: The most famous quotes by Philip Caldwell

The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none. — Philip Caldwell

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