Quotation Explorer - 'George Gordon Byron'

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. - George Gordon Byron
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. - George Gordon Byron
There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything. - George Gordon Byron
I love not man the less, but nature more - George Gordon Byron
We are all the fools of time and terror: DaysSteal on us and steal from us; yet we live,Loathing our life, and dreading still to die. - George Gordon 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 roar:I love not man the less, but Nature more - George Gordon Byron
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep. - George Gordon Byron
The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the starsDid wander darkling in the eternal space. - George Gordon Byron
Gwynned lies two days westwards; still further south, the weregeld calls. Mayhap with All-Father Woden's favour, my deeds may yet inspire the skalds. - George Gordon Byron
In secret we met -In silence I grieve,That thy heart could forget,Thy spirit deceive.If I should meet theeAfter long years,How should I greet thee? -With silence and tears - George Gordon Byron
She walks in beauty, like the nightOf cloudless climes and starry skies;And all that's best of dark and brightMeet in her aspect and her eyes... - George Gordon Byron
What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?The hearts bleed longest, and heals but to wear That which disfigures it. - George Gordon Byron
Where there is mystery, it is generally supposed there must be evil. - George Gordon Byron
Friendship is love without wings. - George Gordon Byron
If I could always read I should never feel the want of company. - George Gordon Byron
I will keep no further journal of that same hesternal torch‐light ; and, to prevent me from returning, like a dog, to the vomit of memory, I tear out the remaining leaves of this volume... - George Gordon Byron
If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad. - George Gordon Byron
A timid mind is apt to mistake every scratch for a mortal wound. - George Gordon Byron
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant. - George Gordon Byron
But words are things, and a small drop of ink,Falling, like dew, upon a thought producesThat which makes thousands, perhaps millions think. - George Gordon Byron
They never fail who die in a great cause. - George Gordon Byron
Man's love is of man's life a thing apart,'Tis woman's whole existence. - George Gordon 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. - George Gordon Byron
If I do not write to empty my mind, I go mad. - George Gordon Byron
Many are poets, but without the name;For what is Poesy but to createFrom overfeeling Good or Ill; and aimAt an external life beyond our fate,And be the new Prometheus of new men,Bestowing fire from Heaven, and then, too late,Finding the pleasure given repaid with pain - George Gordon Byron
And yet, my girl, we weep in vain,In vain our fate in sighs deplore;Remembrance only can remain,But that, will make us weep the more. - George Gordon Byron
The light of love, the purity of grace,The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul! - George Gordon Byron
I awoke one morning to find myself famous. - George Gordon Byron
Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, sermons and soda water the day after. - George Gordon 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. - George Gordon Byron
It is not in the storm or in the strifeWe feel benumbed and wish to be nor more,But in the after-silence on the shoreWhen all is lost except a little life. - George Gordon Byron
the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, the foremost to defend. - George Gordon Byron
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction. - George Gordon Byron
The great object of life is sensation- to feel that we exist, even though in pain. - George Gordon Byron
A drop of ink may make a million think. - George Gordon Byron
I do not believe in any religion, I will have nothing to do with immortality. We are miserable enough in this life without speculating upon another. - George Gordon Byron
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