Lord Byron

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788-01-22 1824-04-19), better known as Lord Byron, was an Anglo-Scottish poet and leading figure in Romanticism.
Found 144 thoughts of Lord Byron

Oh Time! the beautifier of the dead, adorer of the ruin, comforter and only healer when the heart hath bled... Time, the avenger!

Lord Byron

I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in 20 minutes you ought to go away and write a book about it.

Lord Byron

Poetry should only occupy the idle.

Lord Byron

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in 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.

Lord Byron

Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.

Lord Byron

He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly.

Lord Byron

Passion is the element in which we live; without it, we hardly vegetate.

Lord Byron

Like other parties of the kind, it was first silent, then talky, then argumentative, then disputatious, then unintelligible, then altogether, then inarticulate, and then drunk. When we had reached the last step of this glorious ladder, it was difficult to get down again without stumbling.

Lord Byron

As to 'Don Juan,' confess that it is the sublime of that there sort of writing; it may be bawdy, but is it not good English? It may be profligate, but is it not life, is it not the thing? Could any man have written it who has not lived in the world? and tooled in a post-chaise? in a hackney coach? in a Gondola? against a wall? in a court carriage? in a vis a vis? on a table? and under it?

Lord Byron

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.

Lord Byron

And when we think we lead, we are most led.

Lord Byron

The sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.

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

My time has been passed viciously and agreeably; at thirty-one so few years, months, days, hours, or minutes remain that Carpe Diem 'is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds-for who can trust to tomorrow?'

Lord Byron

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Lord Byron

Alas! The love of women! it is known to be a lovely and fearful thing!

Lord Byron

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Lord Byron

I have found that a friend may profess, yet deceive.

Lord Byron

A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.

Lord Byron

Opinions are made to be changed - or how is the truth to be got at.

Lord Byron

Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.

Lord Byron

Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.

Lord Byron

The dew of compassion is a tear.

Lord Byron
1 2 3 4 5 6   Next