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When you talk to the half-wise, twaddle; when you talk to the ignorant, brag; when you talk to the sagacious, look very humble and ask their opinion


Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those t...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, the...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning i...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extrac...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The worst part of an eminent man's conversation is, nine times out of ten, to be found in that part ...
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
He who esteems trifles for themselves is a trifler; he who esteems them for the conclusions to be dr...
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
"Know thyself," said the old philosopher, "improve thyself," saith the new. Our great object in time...
EDWARD 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 GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
By degrees, the bitterness at my heart diffused itself to the circumference of the circle in which m...
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
How little praise warms out of a man the good that is in him, as the sneer of contempt which he feel...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
When the world has got hold of a lie, it is astonishing how hard it is to kill it. You beat it over ...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Writers are the main landmarks of the past.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are ...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him ...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.
EDWARD GEORGE 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 GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame --to have it is a purgatory, to wa...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Talent does what it can, Genius does what it must.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Beneath the rule of men entirely great,
The pen is mightier than the sword.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it w...
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
When a man is not amused, he feels an involuntary contempt for those who are.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many ...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energ...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Bu is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Real philosophy seeks rather to solve than to deny.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in life, clearly discerns his object, an...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with t...
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
Reading without purpose is sauntering not exercise.
EDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest.
EDWARD GEORGE 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
He who doth not smoke hath either known no great griefs, or refuseth himself the softest consolation...
EDWARD 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