Oh, moment of sweet peril, perilous sweet!When woman joins herself to man.
The Wanderer, Prologue, Stanza 1, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Only by knowledge of that which is not thyself, shall thyself be learned.Robert Bulwer-lytton
The world is filled with folly and sin,And Love must cling, where it can, I say:For Beauty is easy enough to win;But one is n't loved every day.Robert Bulwer-lytton
Art is Nature made by ManTo Man the interpreter of God.Robert Bulwer-lytton
The things which must be must be for the best.Robert Bulwer-lytton
The ages rollForward; and forward with them draw my soulInto Time’s infinite sea.And to be glad or sad I care no more;But to have done and to have been beforeI cease to do and be!Robert Bulwer-lytton
Genius does what it must, talent does what it can.Robert Bulwer-lytton
Those true eyesToo pure and too honest in aught to disguiseThe sweet soul shining through them.Robert Bulwer-lytton
Thought alone is eternal.Robert Bulwer-lytton
The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings.Grasp it firmly, it stings not.Robert Bulwer-lytton