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Lord Byron Quotes
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
Lord Byron

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
Lord Byron

A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.
Lord Byron

A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.
Lord Byron

A wise man more than laughter from a dunce.
Lord Byron

A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
Lord Byron

Absence - that common cure of love.
Lord Byron

Adversity is the first path to truth.
Lord Byron

Alas! how deeply painful is all payment!
Lord Byron

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
Lord Byron

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
Lord Byron

And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
Lord Byron

As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands.
Lord Byron

As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
Lord Byron

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
Lord Byron

Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge.
Lord Byron

But - Oh! ye lords of ladies intellectual, inform us truly, have they not hen-pecked you all?
Lord Byron

But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
Lord Byron

But words are things, and a small drop of ink,Falling like dew, upon a thought, producesThat which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Lord Byron

Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
Lord Byron

Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
Lord Byron

Fame is the thirst of youth.
Lord Byron

Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.
Lord Byron

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
Lord Byron

For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.
Lord Byron

For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
Lord Byron

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Lord Byron

Friendship is Love without his wings!
Lord Byron

He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed people have recourse.
Lord Byron

He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?
Lord Byron

He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
Lord Byron

Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
Lord Byron

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
Lord Byron

I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
Lord Byron

I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day...
Lord Byron

I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
Lord Byron

I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
Lord Byron

I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
Lord Byron

I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive - besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.
Lord Byron

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.
Lord Byron

I have always laid it down as a maxim -and found it justified by experience -that a man and a woman make far better friendships than can exist between two of the same sex -but then with the condition that they never have made or are to make love to each other.
Lord Byron

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
Lord Byron

I have had, and may have still, a thousand friends, as they are called, in life, who are like one's partners in the waltz of this world -not much remembered when the ball is over.
Lord Byron

I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
Lord Byron

I know that two and two make four - and should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
Lord Byron

I love not man the less, but Nature more.
Lord Byron

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
Lord Byron

I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.
Lord Byron

I swims in the Tagus all across at once, and I rides on an ass or a mule, and swears Portuguese, and have got a diarrhea and bites from the mosquitoes. But what of that? Comfort must not be expected by folks that go a pleasuring.
Lord Byron

I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.
Lord Byron

If I could always read, I should never feel the want of company.
Lord Byron

If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
Lord Byron

If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.
Lord Byron

In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy.
Lord Byron

In short, he was a perfect cavaliero, and to his very valet seemed a hero.
Lord Byron

In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron

It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
Lord Byron

It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe -you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
Lord Byron

It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
Lord Byron

John Adams lies here, of the parish of Southwell, a carrier who carried his can to his mouth well; he carried so much, and he carried so fast, he could carry no more - so was carried at last; for the liquor he drank, being too much for one, he could not carry off - so he's now carri-on.
Lord Byron

Keep thy smooth words and juggling homilies for those who know thee not.
Lord Byron

Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger.
Lord Byron

Let these describe the indescribable.
Lord Byron

Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim.
Lord Byron

Like other parties of the kind, it was first silent, then talky, then argumentative, then disputatious, then unintelligible, then altogether, then inarticulate, and then drunk. When we had reached the last step of this glorious ladder, it was difficult to get down again without stumbling.
Lord Byron

Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.
Lord Byron

Lovers may be - and indeed generally are - enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
Lord Byron

Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.
Lord Byron

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
Lord Byron

Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Lord Byron

Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.
Lord Byron

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Lord Byron

Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers.
Lord Byron

My attachment has neither the blindness of the beginning, nor the microscopic accuracy of the close of such liaisons.
Lord Byron

My time has been passed viciously and agreeably; at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that Carpe Diem is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds-for who can trust to tomorrow?
Lord Byron

My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
Lord Byron

No ear can hear nor tongue can tell the tortures of the inward hell!
Lord Byron

O Fame! if I e'er took delight in thy praises, 'Twas less for the sake of thy high-sounding phrases, Than to see the bright eyes of the dear one discover The thought that I was not unworthy to love her.
Lord Byron

Oh Time! the beautifier of the dead, adorer of the ruin, comforter and only healer when the heart hath bled... Time, the avenger!
Lord Byron

Oh! there is an organ playing in the street - a waltz too! I must leave off to listen.
Lord Byron

One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other.
Lord Byron

Opinions are made to be changed -or how is truth to be got at?
Lord Byron

Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
Lord Byron

Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, traveler, and piss.
Lord Byron

Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
Lord Byron

Ready money is Aladdin's lamp.
Lord Byron

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
Lord Byron

Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
Lord Byron

Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them.
Lord Byron

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
Lord Byron

Switzerland is a curst, selfish, swinish country of brutes, placed in the most romantic region of the world.
Lord Byron

The 'good old times' - all times when old are good.
Lord Byron

The Angels were all singing out of tune, and hoarse with having little else to do, excepting to wind up the sun and moon or curb a runaway young star or two.
Lord Byron

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.
Lord Byron

The best way will be to avoid each other without appearing to do so - or if we jostle, at any rate not to bite.
Lord Byron

The busy have no time for tears.
Lord Byron

The Cardinal is at his wit's end - it is true that he had not far to go.
Lord Byron

The dead have been awakened - shall I sleep? The world's at war with tyrants - shall I crouch? the harvest's ripe - and shall I pause to reap? I slumber not; the thorn is in my couch; Each day a trumpet soundeth in mine ear, its echo in my heart.
Lord Byron

The dew of compassion is a tear.
Lord Byron

The king-times are fast finishing. There will be blood shed like water, and tears like mist; but the peoples will conquer in the end. I shall not live to see it, but I foresee it.
Lord Byron

The lapse of ages changes all things - time, language, the earth, the bounds of the sea, the stars of the sky, and every thing "about, around, and underneath" man, except man himself.
Lord Byron

The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.
Lord Byron

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.
Lord Byron

The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!
Lord Byron

The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow.
Lord Byron

The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will see that (as long as I live at least) you will never even catch cold.
Lord Byron

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep Sea, and music in its roarI love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Lord Byron

There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Lord Byron

There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.
Lord Byron

There is, in fact, no law or government at all [in Italy]; and it is wonderful how well things go on without them.
Lord Byron

There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
Lord Byron

They never fail who die in a great cause.
Lord Byron

This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
Lord Byron

This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.
Lord Byron

This sort of adoration of the real is but a heightening of the beau ideal.
Lord Byron

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
Lord Byron

Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
Lord Byron

'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
Lord Byron

'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Lord Byron

To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
Lord Byron

To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin.
Lord Byron

To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.
Lord Byron

Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.
Lord Byron

We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
Lord Byron

What a strange thing is the propagation of life! A bubble of seed which may be spilt in a whore's lap, or in the orgasm of a voluptuous dream, might (for aught we know) have formed a Caesar or a Bonaparte - there is nothing remarkable recorded of their sires, that I know of.
Lord Byron

What an antithetical mind! - tenderness, roughness - delicacy, coarseness - sentiment, sensuality - soaring and groveling, dirt and deity - all mixed up in that one compound of inspired clay!
Lord Byron

What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
Lord Byron

What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
Lord Byron

When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning - how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse.
Lord Byron

When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
Lord Byron

Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
Lord Byron

Who loves, raves.
Lord Byron

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?
Lord Byron

Why did she love him? Curious fool - be still - is human love the growth of human will?
Lord Byron

Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire - in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?
Lord Byron

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
Lord Byron

Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind.
Lord Byron

Your letter of excuses has arrived. I receive the letter but do not admit the excuses except in courtesy, as when a man treads on your toes and begs your pardon - the pardon is granted, but the joint aches, especially if there is a corn upon it.
Lord Byron

Type:
Poet
Date of Birth:
0000-00-00
Year of Death:
1824
Nationality:
British
 

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