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


” When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence. “


” The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore. “


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


” All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. “



All 5 Samuel Butler Quotes about Man in picture


Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.

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