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Lord Byron Quotes

Poet, Politician
Born On
1788-01-22
Died On
1824-04-19
Birth Place
Dover, United Kingdom
Death Place
Missolonghi, Greece
Birth Sign
aquarius
Father
John
Mother
Catherine Gordon
Spouse
Anne Isabella Byron, Baroness Byron
Nationality
British
Education
Trinity College, Cambridge (1805 – 1808), Harrow School (1801 – 1805), Aberdeen Grammar School (1801)
Writers, Poets

There are only four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same: only love. : Don Juan De Marco

Lord Byron

Farewell! If ever fondest prayer For other's weal availed on high, Mine will not all be lost in air But waft thy name beyond the sky.

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

Absence - that common cure of love.

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

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

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

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

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

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

Lord Byron

My boat is on the shore, And my bark is on the sea: But, before I go, Tom Moore, Here's a double health to thee!

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

I should, many a good day, have blown my brains out, but for the recollection that it would have given pleasure to my mother-in-law; and, even then, if I could have been certain to haunt her - but I won't dwell upon these trifling family matters.

Lord Byron

Weren't the last drop in the well, As I gasp'd upon the brink, Ere my fainting spirit fell, 'Tis to thee that I would drink.

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