Lord Byron Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Lord Byron

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Lord Byron quotes: Glory, like the phoenix 'midst her fires, Exhales her odours, blazes, and expires. Glory, like the phoenix 'midst her fires, Exhales her odours, blazes, and expires.
Lord Byron quotes: Tis sweet to listen as the night winds creep From leaf to leaf. Tis sweet to listen as the night winds creep From leaf to leaf.
Lord Byron quotes: Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it. Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
Lord Byron quotes: 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. 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 quotes: I am not nowThat which I have been. I am not now
That which I have been.
Lord Byron quotes: Exhausting thought, And hiving wisdom with each studious year. Exhausting thought, And hiving wisdom with each studious year.
Lord Byron quotes: I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people - being always excited. I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people - being always excited.
Lord Byron quotes: To chase the glowing hours with flying feet. To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
Lord Byron quotes: None are so desolate but something dear, Dearer than self, possesses or possess'd A thought, and claims the homage of a tear. None are so desolate but something dear, Dearer than self, possesses or possess'd A thought, and claims the homage of a tear.
Lord Byron quotes: Kill a man's family, and he may brook it, But keep your hands out of his breeches' pocket. Kill a man's family, and he may brook it, But keep your hands out of his breeches' pocket.
Lord Byron quotes: Eat, drink and love ... the rest is not worth a nickel Eat, drink and love ... the rest is not worth a nickel
Lord Byron quotes: I stood among them, but not of them: in a shroud of thoughts which were not their thoughts. I stood among them, but not of them: in a shroud of thoughts which were not their thoughts.
Lord Byron quotes: No more we meet in yonder bowers Absence has made me prone to roving; But older, firmer hearts than ours, Have found monotony in loving. No more we meet in yonder bowers Absence has made me prone to roving; But older, firmer hearts than ours, Have found monotony in loving.
Lord Byron quotes: Whatsoever thy birth, thou were a beautiful thought and softly bodied forth. Whatsoever thy birth, thou were a beautiful thought and softly bodied forth.
Lord Byron quotes: I die but first I have possessed, And come what may, I have been blessed. I die but first I have possessed, And come what may, I have been blessed.
Lord Byron quotes: Bologna is celebrated for producing popes, painters, and sausage. Bologna is celebrated for producing popes, painters, and sausage.
Lord Byron quotes: Think not I am what I appear. Think not I am what I appear.
Lord Byron quotes: O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit like a bark of vapour. O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit like a bark of vapour.
Lord Byron quotes: Folly loves the martyrdom of fame. Folly loves the martyrdom of fame.
Lord Byron quotes: I awoke one morning and found myself famous. I awoke one morning and found myself famous.
Lord Byron quotes: Time strips our illusions of their hue, And one by one in turn, some grand mistake Casts off its bright skin yearly like the snake. Time strips our illusions of their hue, And one by one in turn, some grand mistake Casts off its bright skin yearly like the snake.
Lord Byron quotes: Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of the world all things are weighed by the false scale of custom. Truth is a gem that is found at a great depth; whilst on the surface of the world all things are weighed by the false scale of custom.
Lord Byron quotes: I speak not of men's creeds - they rest between Man and his Maker. I speak not of men's creeds - they rest between Man and his Maker.
Lord Byron quotes: That low vice, curiosity! That low vice, curiosity!
Lord Byron quotes: Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning brave. Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning brave.
Lord Byron quotes: Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight. Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight.
Lord Byron quotes: Self praise is no praise at all. Self praise is no praise at all.
Lord Byron quotes: And I would hear yet once before I perish The voice which was my music ... Speak to me! And I would hear yet once before I perish The voice which was my music ... Speak to me!
Lord Byron quotes: This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions. This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
Lord Byron quotes: Tis said that persons living on annuities Are longer lived than others. Tis said that persons living on annuities Are longer lived than others.
Lord Byron quotes: Ah, happy years! once more who would not be a boy? Ah, happy years! once more who would not be a boy?
Lord Byron quotes: Dim with the mist of years, gray flits the shade of power. Dim with the mist of years, gray flits the shade of power.
Lord Byron quotes: I see before me the gladiator lie. I see before me the gladiator lie.
Lord Byron quotes: No hand can make the clock strike for me the hours that are passed. No hand can make the clock strike for me the hours that are passed.
Lord Byron quotes: Grief should be the instructor of the wise; Sorrow is Knowledge. Grief should be the instructor of the wise; Sorrow is Knowledge.
Lord Byron quotes: Good work and joyous play go hand in hand. When play stops, old age begins. Play keeps you from taking life too seriously. Good work and joyous play go hand in hand. When play stops, old age begins. Play keeps you from taking life too seriously.
Lord Byron quotes: It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake. It is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
Lord Byron quotes: And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear. And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear.
Lord Byron quotes: Had sigh'd to many, though he loved but one. Had sigh'd to many, though he loved but one.
Lord Byron quotes: But there are wanderers o'er Eternity Whose bark drives on and on, and anchor'd ne'er shall be. But there are wanderers o'er Eternity Whose bark drives on and on, and anchor'd ne'er shall be.
Lord Byron quotes: There is a tear for all who die, A mourner o'er the humblest grave. There is a tear for all who die, A mourner o'er the humblest grave.
Lord Byron quotes: Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains; They crown'd him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow. Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains; They crown'd him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow.
Lord Byron quotes: A quiet conscience makes one so serene. A quiet conscience makes one so serene.
Lord Byron quotes: I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether. I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
Lord Byron quotes: That famish'd people must be slowly nurst, and fed by spoonfuls, else they always burst. That famish'd people must be slowly nurst, and fed by spoonfuls, else they always burst.
Lord Byron quotes: Tis not on youth's smooth cheek the blush alone, which fades so fast, But the tender bloom of heart is gone, ere youth itself be past. Tis not on youth's smooth cheek the blush alone, which fades so fast, But the tender bloom of heart is gone, ere youth itself be past.
Lord Byron quotes: Rough Johnson, the great moralist. Rough Johnson, the great moralist.
Lord Byron quotes: Fill high the cup with Samian wine! Fill high the cup with Samian wine!
Lord Byron quotes: Champagne with its foaming whirls/As white as Cleopatra's pearls. Champagne with its foaming whirls/As white as Cleopatra's pearls.
Lord Byron quotes: My native land, good night! My native land, good night!
Lord Byron quotes: I love the language, it sounds as if it should be writ on satin with syllables which breathe of the sweet South I love the language, it sounds as if it should be writ on satin with syllables which breathe of the sweet South
Lord Byron quotes: Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away; A single laugh demolished the right arm Of his country. Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away; A single laugh demolished the right arm Of his country.
Lord Byron quotes: It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it. It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
Lord Byron quotes: Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection. Dead scandals form good subjects for dissection.
Lord Byron quotes: What is Death, so it be but glorious? 'Tis a sunset; And mortals may be happy to resemble The Gods but in decay. What is Death, so it be but glorious? 'Tis a sunset; And mortals may be happy to resemble The Gods but in decay.
Lord Byron quotes: In hope to merit heaven by making earth a hell. In hope to merit heaven by making earth a hell.
Lord Byron quotes: We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive. We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
Lord Byron quotes: The French courage proceeds from vanity The French courage proceeds from vanity
Lord Byron quotes: Land of lost gods and godlike men. Land of lost gods and godlike men.
Lord Byron quotes: So bright the tear in Beauty's eye, Love half regrets to kiss it dry. So bright the tear in Beauty's eye, Love half regrets to kiss it dry.