Edward Bulwer-Lytton Quotes


33 Edward Bulwer-Lytton quotes:



"We may live without friends; we may live without books, But civilized men cannot live without cooks"
"Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought"
"It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best"
"In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves For a bright manhood, there is no such word As - fail"
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"Talent does what it can, and genius does what it must."
"The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion."
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"A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry to a woman"
"Real philosophy seeks rather to solve than to deny."
"A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last."
"The easiest person to deceive is one's own self."
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"Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength"
"Writers are the main landmarks of the past."
"Reading without purpose is sauntering not exercise."
"Patience is the courage of the conqueror, the strength of man against destiny"
"Bu'' is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many a brotherly deed. No one would ever love his neighbor as himself if he listened to all the ''Buts'' that could be said."
"Youth, with swift feet, walks onward in the way; the land of joy lies all before his eyes."
"Hope warps judgment in council, but quickens energy in action"
"Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy"
"Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies"
"There is but one philosophy and its name is fortitude! To bear is to conquer our fate."
Author: Bulwer-Lytton Quotes Category: Fate Quotes



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