Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Quotes

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Age

It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Anger #Forgiveness

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Art

In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Art #Science

Art and science have their meeting point in method.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Best #Teacher

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Dreams

Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Future

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 G. Bulwer-Lytton #Love

If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Nature

Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Nature #Truth

Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light every eye, looking on, finds its own.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Power

A reform is a correction of abuses a revolution is a transfer of power.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Sad

We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole confidants of our sorrows.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Science

In science, read, by preference, the newest works in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Truth

There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Truth

Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Truth

One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Wisdom

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Power #Strength

Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Friendship

One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Happiness

If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Happiness

What ever our wandering our happiness will always be found within a narrow compass, and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Nature

No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton #Best #Happiness

Happiness and virtue rest upon each other the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best.