Features
Featured Essay
Featured Link

Full Collections
Essays (425)
Quotations (6095)
Links (715)
Books (232)

Other Pages
About Us
Authors
Awards
Bookseller Affiliations
Contact Us
Cookies
Editorial Board
Excellent Essays
Excellent Sites
Liberal Magic
Mush Quotations
Our New Look
Privacy Policy
Sign Up!
Submissions
Amazon.com online bookstore
  


Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton
1803 - 1873

British writer, Secretary of State for the Colonies (1843), novelist, playwright and statesman, author of The Last Days of Pompeii


The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.

from The Disowned
Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.

When people have no other tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one.