Samuel Butler (novelist) Quotes
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I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
Evaporation is an unseen heavenward waterfall.
Cat-Ideas and Mouse-Ideas. We can never get rid of mouse-ideas completely, they keep turning up again and again, and nibble, nibble-no matter how often we drive them off. The best way to keep them down is to have a few good strong cat-ideas which will embrace them and ensure their not reappearing till they do so in another shape.