Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure.
More quotes by Samuel Butler
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
When the righteous man truth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.
More quotes about Love
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth.
Once you have drunk from the water of unconditional love, no other well can satisfy your thirst. The pangs of separation may become so intense that seeking the affection of the Beloved becomes an obsession.
Have you ever been so melancholy, that you wanted to fit in the palm of your beloved’s hand? And lie there, for fortnights, or decades, or the length of time between stars? In complete silence?
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.