Quotes by Lord George Byron

Lord George Byron

Lord George Byron

English poet

Alive from: 1788-1824

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
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    I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
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    I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
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    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.
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    I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.
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    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.
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    I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
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    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.
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    I have imbibed such a love for money that I keep some sequins in a drawer to count, and cry over them once a week.
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    I have seen a thousand graves opened, and always perceived that whatever was gone, the teeth and hair remained of those who had died with them. Is not this odd? They go the very first things in youth and yet last the longest in the dust.
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    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.
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    I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.
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    I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
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    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.
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    I should like to know who has been carried off, except poor dear me - I have been more ravished myself than anybody since the Trojan war.
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