Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

The thorns which I have reap'd are of the tree I planted; they have torn me, and I bleed. I should have known what fruit would spring from such a seed.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 10.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on life and losing

All is concentr'd in a life intense, Where not a beam, nor air, nor leaf is lost, But hath a part of being.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 89.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on bitterness and joy

Still from the fount of joy's delicious springs Some bitter o'er the flowers its bubbling venom flings.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 82.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on freedom

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Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, Streams like the thunder-storm against the wind.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 98.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on friendship and love

Friendship is Love without his wings!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Hours of Idleness. L’Amitié

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

The starry Galileo with his woes.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 54.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on earth and mortality

When Newton saw an apple fall, he found . . . A mode of proving that the earth turnd round In a most natural whirl, called gravitation; And thus is the sole mortal who could grapple Since Adam, with a fall or with an apple.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on happiness, history, and hunger

All human history attests That happiness for man, the hungry sinner! - Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: The Island

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on heart

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And thus the heart will break, yet brokenly live on.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 32.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on death and heaven

Heaven gives its favourites-early death.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 102.

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