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Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
BornMay 25, 1803
London, England
DiedJanuary 18, 1873
Torquay, Devon, England
Author. Immortalized the classic novel opening, "It was a dark and stormy night." Namesake of a popular contest for bad writing.

The repository contains four quotes from Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

Classics

It was a dark and stormy night...

Ambition

Ambition has no rest.

ClassicsLeadership

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

People

Ideals travel upward, manners downward.