Edward Bulwer-Lytton Quotes


33 Edward Bulwer-Lytton quotes:



"Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought"
"Hope warps judgment in council, but quickens energy in action"
"Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies"
"Patience is the courage of the conqueror, the strength of man against destiny"
"It is an error to suppose that courage means courage in everything"
"It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best"
"Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy"
"In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves For a bright manhood, there is no such word As - fail"
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"There is but one philosophy and its name is fortitude! To bear is to conquer our fate."
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"Fate laughs at probabilities"
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"Reading without purpose is sauntering not exercise."
"We may live without friends; we may live without books, But civilized men cannot live without cooks"
"A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry to a woman"
"The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain."
"Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge"
"No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies"
"The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy"
"Talent does what it can, and genius does what it must."
"Humor is the sunshine of the mind"
"Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue"



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