Whatever the number of a man's friends, there will be times in his life when he has one too few; but if he has only one enemy, he is lucky indeed if he has not one too many.— Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The most reckoning Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton quotes that are proven to give you inner joy
The easiest person to deceive is one's self.
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it.
Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
The pen is mightier than the sword.
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
O be very sure That no man will learn anything at all, Unless he first will learn humility.
I cannot love as I have loved, And yet I know not why;
It is the one great woe of life To feel all feeling die.
In science, read, by preference, the newest works;
in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
Art and science have their meeting point in method.
Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read.