Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

1803 - 1873

A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on men

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Beneath the rule of men entirely great The pen is mightier than the sword.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: Richelieu, Act ii. Sc. 2., 1839

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on crime, misfortune, and poverty

In other countries poverty is a misfortune - with us it is a crime.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: England and the English, 1833

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on poverty

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Poverty has strange bedfellows.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: The Caxtons, pt iv, ch. 4.

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

Rank is a great beautifier.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: The Lady of Lyons, 1838

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on literature and science

In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: Caxtonia, Hints on Mental Culture

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on illness, people, and principles

Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on blindness

Buy my flowers,-oh buy, I pray! The blind girl comes from afar.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: Buy my Flowers.

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on friendship and sincerity

There is no man so friendless but what he can find a friend sincere enough to tell him disagreeable truths.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: What Will He do With It?, bk. iii, ch. 15 (heading)

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on good, heart, and world

A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: The Disowned, 1828

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on difficulty, enemies, friendship, and intention

It is difficult to say who does you the most mischief: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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