Lord Byron Quotes
Showing page 1 of 7
"I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day."
"War's a brain spattering windpipe splitting art."
"Adversity is the first path to truth."
"I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves."
"They never fail who die in a great cause."
"When one subtracts from life infancy (which is vegetation), sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning - how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse."
"'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it."
"I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all."
"I love not man the less, but Nature more."
"If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad."
"To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all."
"Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep."
"This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all."
"O Fame! if I e'er took delight in thy praises, 'Twas less for the sake of thy high-sounding phrases, Than to see the bright eyes of the dear one discover The thought that I was not unworthy to love her."
"A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know."
"Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers."
"He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?"
"Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger."
"Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life."
"Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire."
|© 2006 The Mine of Useless Information|