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Samuel Butler Quotes – Novelist

Some who had received a liberal education at the Colleges of Unreason, and taken the highest degrees in hypothetics, which are their principal study.
Erewhon, Samuel Butler Novelist

We should be churchmen, but somewhat lukewarm churchmen, inasmuch as those who care very much about either religion or irreligion are seldom observed to be very well bred or agreeable people.
The Way of All Flesh, Chapter 85, Samuel Butler Novelist

Nothing is well done nor worth doing unless, take it all round, it has come pretty easily.
Samuel Butler Novelist