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Letter "E" » Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Quotes
«Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength»
«Anger ventilated often hurries toward forgiveness; and concealed often hardens into revenge»
«Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought»
«The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.»
«It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best»
«Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.»
«Whenever I hear French spoken as I approve, I find myself quietly falling in love»
«I would rather have five energetic and competent enemies than one fool friend.»
«We may live without friends; we may live without books, But civilized men cannot live without cooks»
«Patience is the courage of the conqueror, the strength of man against destiny»