Edward Bulwer-Lytton Quotes

The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains.
What a mistake to suppose that the passions are strongest in youth The passions are not stronger, but the control over them is weaker They are more easily excited, they are more violent and apparent but they have less energy, less durability, less intense and concentrated power than in the maturer life.
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill never own it to yourself. Illness is one of those things which a man should resist on principle.
It was a dark and stormy night the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword.
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