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Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
He who has little silver in his pouch must have the more silk on his tongue
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The Italians have voices like peacocks - German gives me a cold in the head - and Russian is nothing...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
What one great thing would you dare to dream if you knew you could not fail? The easiest person to d...
EDWARD G. BULWER LYTTON
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The real truthfulness of all works of imagination, sculpture, painting, and written fiction, is so p...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
A mind once cultivated will not lie fallow for half an hour
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Nine times out of ten it is over the Bridge of Sighs that we pass the narrow gulf from youth to manh...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Life that ever needs forgiveness has for its first duty to forgive
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning i...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Patience is the courage of the conqueror, the strength of man against destiny
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Fate is not the ruler, but the servant of Providence.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
In science, address the few, in literature, the many. In science, the few must dictate opinion to th...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Revolutions are not made with rosewater
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
There is nothing certain in a man's life but that he may lose it
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those t...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
It was a dark and stormy night and the rain fell in torrents except at occasional intervals, when it...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Real philosophy seeks rather to solve than to deny.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
When people have no other tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
There is no such thing as luck. It's a fancy name for being always at our duty, and so sure to be re...
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with ...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him ...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
He who doth not smoke hath either known no great griefs, or refuseth himself the softest consolation...
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
'It is destiny' phrase of the weak human heart! 'It is destiny' dark apology for every error! The st...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
It is astonishing how little one feels poverty when one loves.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry to a woman
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Whenever man commits a crime heaven finds a witness.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, the...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Invention is nothing more than a fine deviation from, or enlargement on a fine model . . .
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy a...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole h...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
We may live without friends; we may live without books, But civilized men cannot live without cooks
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
When people have no other tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturni...
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
The easiest person to deceive is one's self.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Art and science have their meeting point in method.
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON, FIRST BARON LYTTON
--To live On means not yours--be brave in silks and laces, Gallant in steeds; splendid in banq...
EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON, FIRST BARON LYTTON
Sublime Philosophy! Thou art the patriarch's ladder, reaching heaven; And bright with beckonin...
EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON, FIRST BARON LYTTON