There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
– Edward G. Bulwer
- There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth. – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
- It takes application, a fine sense of value, and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure, and this has not been the genius of the Americans. – Paul Goodman
- Talent does what it can; genius does what it must. – Edward George Bulwer
- The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion. – Edward G. Bulwer
- In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. – Edward G. Bulwer Lytton
- When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching. – Edward G. Bulwer
- Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies. – Edward G. Bulwer
- Because I’m a guy, I think what you’re wearing is fine. I thought what you were wearing five minutes ago was fine, too. Either pair of shoes is fine. With the belt or without it looks fine. Your hair is fine. You look fine. Can we just go now?
- The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. – Edward Bulwer
- I would rather have five energetic and competent enemies than one fool friend. – Edward G. Bulwer Lytton