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We are our own fates.- Our deeds are our own doomsmen.- Man's life was made not for creeds but actions. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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When time is flown, how it fled
It is better neither to ask nor tell,
Leave the dead moments to bury their dead. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Who knows nothing base, Fears nothing known. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Art is Nature made by Man / To Man the interpreter of God. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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No life can be pure in its purpose, and strong in its strife, and all life not be purer and stronger thereby. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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We gain justice, judgment, with years, or else years are in vain. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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They only fall, that strive to move, Or lose, that care to keep. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Heaven's slow but sure redress of human ills. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Words, however, are things. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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That man is great, and he alone, Who serves a greatness not his own, For neither praise nor self: Content to know and be unknown: Whole in himself. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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The man who seeks one thing in life, and but one May hope to achieve it before life be done. But he who seeks all things wherever he goes Only reaps from the hopes which around him he sows A harvest of barren regrets. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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That's best Which God sends. 'Twas His will: it is mine. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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No one will learn anything at all, unless one first will learn humility. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say "'Twill never come!" comes on us even then. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Since we parted yester eve, I do love thee, love, believe, Twelve times dearer, twelve hours longer,- One dream deeper, one night stronger, One sun surer,-thus much more Than I loved thee, love, before. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Those true eyes Too pure and too honest in aught to disguise The sweet soul shining through them. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Alas! must it ever be so? Do we stand in our own light, wherever we go, And fight our own shadows forever? — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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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 isn't loved every day — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Thought alone is eternal — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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However we pass Time, he passes still,
Passing away whatever the pastime,
And, whether we use him well or ill,
Some day he gives us the slip for the last time. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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There's a moment when all would go smooth and even,
If only the dead could find out when
To come back, and be forgiven. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Sorrows humanize our race; tears are the showers that fertilize the world. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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There is a pleasure that is born of pain. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Great sorrow makes sacred the sufferer. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Who can undo
What time hath done? Who can win back the wind?
Reckon lost music from a broken lute?
Renew the redness of a last year's rose?
Or dig the sunken sunset from the deep? — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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It is, however, not to the museum, or the lecture-room, or the drawing- school, but to the library, that we must go for the completion of our humanity. It is books that bear from age to age the intellectual wealth of the world. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Good -humor is goodness and wisdom combined. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Life is good, but not life in itself. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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I loved you ere I knew you; know you now,
And having known you, love you better still. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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No true love there can be without Its dread penalty
jealousy. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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The world's a nettle; disturb it, it stings: Grasp it firmly, it stings not. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Do not think that years leave us and find us the same! — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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No star ever rose or set without influence somewhere. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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We may live without friends; we may live without books
But civilized men cannot live without cooks. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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In life there are meetings which seem Like a fate. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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There is purpose in pain; otherwise it were devilish. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Only by knowledge of that which is not thyself, shall thyself be learned. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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We are but as the instrument of heaven. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Whenever I hear French spoken as I approve, I find myself quietly falling in love. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Rest is sweet after strife. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton

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Life hath set
No landmarks before us. — Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl Of Lytton