Quotes by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

English writer and poet

Alive from: 1803-1873

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary) | CountryAmerica

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    Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
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    Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
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    The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
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    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.
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    The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.
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    The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion.
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    The pen is mightier than the sword.
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    The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
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    The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
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    The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.
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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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    There is no great difference between politeness and affection.
    Source: The Caxtons
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    There is no past, so long as books shall live!
    Source: The Souls of Books St. 4, 9
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    There is no such thing as luck. It's a fancy name for being always at our duty, and so sure to be ready when good time comes.
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    There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
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