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Samuel Butler

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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 It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy -- but he who has shown the better temper. Quote Right
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Quote Left Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying or adapting themselves to circumstances. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world. Quote Right
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Quote Left Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon. Quote Right
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