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Comprehensive information about Samuel Butler including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Samuel Butler (baptized 14 February 1613 – 25 September 1680) was a poet and satirist. He is remembered now chiefly for a long satirical poem entitled Hudibras . This educational Samuel Butler resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are two great rules of life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone 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 an exception to the general rule. Quote Right
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Quote Left The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs. Quote Right
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Quote Left Theist and atheist: the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called God or shall have some other name. Quote Right
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Quote Left In law, nothing is certain but the expense. Quote Right
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