Edward Bulwer-lytton Quotes

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Not in the knowledge of things without, but in the perfection of the soul within, lies the empire of man aspiring to be more than man. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Why should the soul ever repose? God, its Principle, reposes never. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In the hour of strait and need, we measure men's stature not by the body, but the soul! -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When the soul communes with itself the lip is silent. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Kindness like light speaks in the air it gilds. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Love like Death,, Levels all ranks, and lays the shepherd's crook Beside the scepter -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The circle of life is cut up into segments. All lines are equal if they are drawn from the centre and touch the circumference. -Edward 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 Bulwer-Lytton
Let us fill urns with rose-leaves in May And hive the the trifty sweetness for December! -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Earnestness is the best gift of mental power, and deficiency of heart is the cause of many men never becoming great. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He who doth not smoke hath either known no great griefs, or refuseth himself the softest consolation, next to that which comes from heaven. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Whenever man commits a crime heaven finds a witness. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Our glories float between the earth and heavenLike clouds which seem pavilions of the sun,And are the playthings of the casual wind. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Ah, what without a heaven would be even love!--a perpetual terror of the separation that must one day come. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
To the thinker, the most trifling external object often suggests ideas, which, like Homer's chain, extend, link after link, from earth to heaven. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Earnest men never think in vain, though their thoughts may be errors. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
You know There are moments when silence, prolonged and unbroken, More expressive may be than all words ever spoken. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A mind once cultivated will not lie fallow for half an hour. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When you talk to the half-wise, twaddle; when you talk to the ignorant, brag; when you talk to the sagacious, look very humble and ask their opinion. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In these days half our diseases come from neglect of the body in overwork of the brain. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Say what we will, we may be sure that ambition is an error. Its wear and tear on the heart are never recompensed. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He who studies old books will always find in them something new, and he who reads new books will always find in them something old. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The pen is mightier than the sword! -Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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