Aphorisms by author: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
By theme : Behavior Love
The surest way of making a dupe is to let your victim suppose you are his.
By theme : Behavior
A woman is seldom merciful to the man who is timid.
By theme : Men Relations Women
In science read the newest works; in literature, the oldest.
By theme : Art Humor Science
Despair makes victims sometimes victors.
By theme : Life Wisdom
It is not wisdom, but ignorance which teaches men presumption.
By theme : Wisdom
It is in trifles that the mind betrays itself.
By theme : Psychology Thought
Success never needs an excuse.
By theme : Success
Art and science have their meeting-point in method.
By theme : Art Science
What`s money without happiness?
By theme : Happiness Money
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.
By theme : Wisdom
Time is money.
By theme : Money Time
Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.
By theme : Creativity Person
Three things are ever silent - thought, destiny and the grave.
By theme : Destiny Thought Wisdom
There is no society, however free and democratic, where wealth will not create an aristocracy.
By theme : Society Wealth
A good cigar is as great a comfort to a man as a good cry is to a woman.
By theme : Humor Men Wit Women
Remember Talleyrand`s advice, "If you are in doubt whether to write a letter or not, don`t!" The advice applies to many doubts in life besides that of letter writing.
By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Whenever man commits a crime heaven finds a witness.
By theme : Humor Wit
The secret of fashion is to surprise and never to disappoint.
By theme : Fashion
Men who make money rarely saunter; men who save money rarely swagger.
By theme : Men Money