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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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"No men who really think deeply about women retain a high opinion of them; men either despise women or they have never thought seriously about them." (Weininger, Otto - Men and Women)

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Browse Quotations by Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G.

 
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Age and Aging)
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We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Age and Aging)
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When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Aid and Assistance)
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Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Anger)
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In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Beauty)
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Reading without purpose is sauntering not exercise. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Books - Reading)
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In science read the newest works, in literature read the oldest. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Books - Reading)
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Every street has two sides, the shady side and the sunny. When two men shake hands and part, mark which of the two takes the sunny side; he will be the younger man of the two. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Choice)
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Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Common Sense)
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The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Conscience)
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The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Conversation)
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The easiest person to deceive is one's own self. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Deceit)
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Two lives that once part are as ships that divide. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Divorce)
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Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Dreams)
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The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy. - (Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G. - Eccentricity)
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