Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Quotes

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Give, and you may keep your friend it you lose your money; lend, and the chances are that you lose your friend if ever you get back your money

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The purpose of man is in action not thought.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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