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Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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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.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

There is nothing certain in a man's life but that he must lose it.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

The pen is mightier than the sword.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

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.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

To laugh, if but for an instant only, has never been granted to man before the fortieth day from his birth, and then it is looked upon as a miracle of precocity.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton
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