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Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton Quotes

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.

Great Quotes

The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.

Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.

No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.

How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism.

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.

Friendship Quotes

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

Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.

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

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