Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

1803 - 1873

A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

Ah, never can fall from the days that have been A gleam on the years that shall be!

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: A Lament

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on future, energy, men, past, repentance, and virtue

What is past is past. There is a future left to all men who have the virtue to repent, and the energy to atone.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: today’s thought, newspaper clipping, Albert W. Daw Collection

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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 fate and providence

Fate is not the ruler, but the servant of Providence.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on debate

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Here Stanley meets, how Stanley scorns the glance! The brilliant chief, -irregularly great, Frank, haughty, rash, -the Rupert of Debate

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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