EDWARD BULWER LYTTON QUOTES

English author & politician (1803-1873)

Edward Bulwer-Lytton quote

He who has loved often ... has loved never.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, The Last Days of Pompeii

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The magic of the tongue is the most dangerous of all spells.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Eugene Aram

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Success never needs an excuse.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, speech, May 15, 1854

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How fair, to sinless Adam, Eden smiled! But sin brought tears, and Eden was wild!

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Constance; Or, The Portrait

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The Management of money is, in much, the management of self. If heaven allotted to each man seven guardian angels, five of them, at least, would be found night and day hovering over his pockets.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Caxtoniana

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When you borrow on your character, it is your character that you leave in pawn.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Caxtoniana

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Debt is to man what the serpent is to the bird; its eye fascinates, its breath poisons, its coil crushes sinew and bone, its jaw is the pitiless grave.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Caxtoniana

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The pen is mightier than the sword.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Richelieu

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There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Devereux

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Fate laughs at probabilities.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Eugene Aram

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

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, The Disowned

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Dream, O youth! Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets!

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, The Caxtons: A Family Picture

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There's no weapon that slays its victim so surely (if well aimed) as praise.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, "Lucile"

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Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame -- to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a hell.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Last of the Barons

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A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Pelham

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

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, The Disowned

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Truth makes on the surface of nature no one track of light -- every eye looking on finds its own.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Caxtoniana

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

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, What Will He Do With It?

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You know
There are moments when silence, prolonged and unbroken,
More expressive may be than all words ever spoken.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, "Lucile"

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Chance happens to all ... but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.

EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON, Caxtoniana

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