Let any man show the world that he feelsAfraid of its bark and ’t will fly at his heels:Let him fearlessly face it, ’t will leave him alone:But ’t will fawn at his feet if he flings it a bone.
Part ii, canto vii.
Oh, moment of sweet peril, perilous sweet!When woman joins herself to man.Robert Bulwer-lytton
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