Lord George Byron

Lord George Byron

English poet

Lived from: 1788-1824

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Lord George Byron

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    For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.
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    Friendship is Love without his wings!
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    Hatred is the madness of the heart.
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    He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed people have recourse.
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    He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
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    Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
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    History is the devil's scripture.
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    I always looked to about thirty as the barrier of any real or fierce delight in the passions, and determined to work them out in the younger ore and better veins of the mine - and I flatter myself (perhaps) that I have pretty well done so -and now the dross is coming.
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    I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
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    I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
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    I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day...
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    I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes - and as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.
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    I am so changeable, being every thing by turns and nothing long,— I am such a strange mélange of good and evil.
    Source: The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal (1833)
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    I awoke one morning and found myself famous.
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    I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence - this may look like affectation but it is my real opinion. It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.