Edward Bulwer Lytton Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Edward Bulwer Lytton quotes, Edward Bulwer Lytton sayings, and Edward Bulwer Lytton proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Punctuality is a virtue, if you don't mind being lonely. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Tears are akin to prayer Pharisees parade prayers, imposters parade tears. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Men who make money rarely saunter; men who save money rarely swagger. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Expression is the mystery of beauty. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Invention is nothing more than a fine deviation from, or enlargement on a fine model. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There is no policy like politeness; and a good manner is the best thing in the world either to get a good name, or to supply the want of it. Edward Bulwer Lytton
The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There is no policy like politeness; and a good manner is the best thing in the world either to get a good name, or to supply the want of it. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Jewelry and profuse ornaments are unmistakable evidences of vulgarity. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The classic literature is always modern. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Prudence, patience, labor, valor; these are the stars that rule the career of mortals. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The magic of the tongue is the most dangerous of all spells. Edward Bulwer Lytton
If there is a virtue in the world at which we should always aim, it is cheerfulness. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Sharp is the kiss of the falcon's beak. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
If you are in doubt whether to write a letter or not, don't. And the advice applies to many doubts in life besides that of letter writing. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There is no man so friendless but what he can find a friend sincere enough to tell him disagreeable truths. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. Edward Bulwer Lytton
Evening is the delight of virtuous age; it seems an emblem of the tranquil close of a busy life—serene, placid, and mild,-with the impress of the great Creator stamped upon it; it spreads its quiet wings over the grave, and seems to promise that all shall be peace beyond it. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There is but one philosophy and its name is fortitude! To bear is to conquer our fate. Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as you go. Edward Bulwer-Lytton