Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton

1803 - 1873

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.

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

In science, address the few, in literature the many. In science, the few must dictate opinion to the many; in literature, the many, sooner or later, force their judgement on the few.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: Caxtonia, Readers and Writers

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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 grief, hope, and poets

Alone!-that worn-out word, So idly spoken, and so coldly heard; Yet all that poets sing and grief hath known Of hopes laid waste, knells in that word ALONE!

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: Part ii.

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on art, meetings, and science

Art and science have their meeting point in method.

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on art and life

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In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.

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A Quote by Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton on debate

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The brilliant chief, irregularly great, Frank, haughty, rash, - the Rupert of debate!

Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803 - 1873)

Source: The New Timon. (1846.) Part i.

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