Famous quotes containing the words samuel butler, samuel and/or butler:
“The body is but a pair of pincers set over a bellows and a stewpan and the whole fixed upon stilts.”
—Samuel Butler (18351902)
“You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are just a boy, and he has been a warrior from his youth. .”
—Bible: Hebrew, 1 Samuel 17:33.
Saul to David, about Goliath.
“O you will take whatevers offered
And dream that all the worlds a friend,
Suffer as your mother suffered,
Be as broken in the end.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)