Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton Quote

The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings.
Grasp it firmly, it stings not.


Part iii, canto ii. Quoted by Walt Whitman in Roaming in Thought. - Lucile (1860)

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The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings. Grasp it firmly, it stings not.

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The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings. Grasp it firmly, it stings not.

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The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings. Grasp it firmly, it stings not.

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The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings. Grasp it firmly, it stings not.