Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Quotes

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1.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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A reform is a correction of abuses a revolution is a transfer of power.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

4.
Art and science have their meeting point in method.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

5.
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Happiness and virtue rest upon each other the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

10.
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

11.
In science, read, by preference, the newest works in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

12.
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

13.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

18.
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

19.
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

20.
Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light every eye, looking on, finds its own.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

21.
We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

22.
What ever our wandering our happiness will always be found within a narrow compass, and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

23.
What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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