Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

1803 - 1873

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 christ, nobility, passion, religion, and revenge

Revenge is a common passion; it is the sin of the uninstructed. The savage deems it noble;but the religion of Christ, which is the sublime civilizer, emphatically condemns it. Why? Because religion ever seeks to ennoble man; and nothing so debases him as revenge.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on deception

The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.

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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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on death and love

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Love like Death,, Levels all ranks, and lays the shepherd's crook Beside the scepter

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 peace

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We lose the peace of years when we hunt after the rapture of moments.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on quiet

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When stars are in the quiet skies, Then most I pine for thee; Bend on me, then, thy tender eyes, As stars look on the sea!

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: Ernest Maltravers, bk. iii, ch.i

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