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Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Data de nascimento: 25. Maio 1803
Data de falecimento: 18. Janeiro 1873
Outros nomes: Lord Lytton

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton foi um escritor, romancista, poeta, dramaturgo e político inglês. Ele era imensamente popular entre os leitores e escreveu uma série de Best-Sellers que lhe renderam uma fortuna considerável.Também foi rosa-cruz.Ele está enterrado na Abadia de Westminster. Wikipedia

Photo: Henry William Pickersgill / Public domain

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„É difícil dizer quem nos faz mais mal: inimigos com as piores intenções ou amigos com as melhores.“

—  Edward Bulwer-Lytton

It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
What will he do with it?‎ - Página 83 http://books.google.com.br/books?id=2QkPAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA83, de Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton - Publicado por Harper & Brothers, 1859 - 311 páginas

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„What men want is not talent, it is purpose,—in other words, not the power to achieve, but the will to labour.“

—  Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Lucretia, Part II, Chapter XII
Contexto: The most useless creature that ever yawned at a club, or counted the vermin on his rags under the suns of Calabria, has no excuse for want of intellect. What men want is not talent, it is purpose,—in other words, not the power to achieve, but the will to labour.

„Beneath the rule of men entirely great,
The pen is mightier than the sword.“

—  Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Richelieu

Act ii, Scene ii. This is the origin of the much quoted phrase "the pen is mightier than the sword". Compare: "Hinc quam sic calamus sævior ense, patet. The pen worse than the sword", Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy, Part i. Sect. 2, Memb. 4, Subsect. 4.
Richelieu (1839)

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