Samuel Butler (novelist) quotes

Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.
Notebooks, "Material for a Projected Sequel to Alps and Sanctuaries" (1912)

About Samuel Butler (novelist)

Samuel Butler (novelist)
Samuel Butler was an iconoclastic Victorian-era English author who published a variety of works. Two of his most famous pieces are the Utopian satire 'Erewhon' and a semi-autobiographical novel published posthumously, 'The Way of All Flesh'. He is also known for examining Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought, studies of... Wikipedia
December 4, 1835, Langar, England (near Bingham, Nottinghamshire)
June 18, 1902, London, England