Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Quotes and Quotations
He who writes prose builds his temple to Fame in rubble; he who writes verses builds it in granite.
Laws die, Books never.
We may live without friends; we may live without books; But civilized man cannot live without cooks.
Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm; it moves stones, it charms brutes. Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
Personal liberty is the paramount essential to human dignity and human happiness.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
The sunshine of the mind.
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yourself. Illess is one of those things which a man should resist on principle at the onset.
What is human is immortal!
The pen is mightier than the sword.
In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Time is money.
In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves For a bright manhood, there is no such word As fail.