Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Let these describe the undescribable.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 53.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on heart

in

Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh give me back my heart!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Maid of Athens.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on cities, feeling, and mountains

I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me; and to me High mountains are a feeling, but the hum Of human cities torture.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 72.

Contributed by: Zaady

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

I only know we loved in vain; I only feel-farewell! farewell!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Farewell! if ever fondest Prayer.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on lies

in

I see before me the gladiator lie.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 140.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

I stood Among them, but not of them; in a shroud Of thoughts which were not their thoughts.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 113.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 1.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on nobility, privacy, and vices

I was accused of every monstrous vice by public rumour and private rancour; my name, which had been a knightly or noble one, was tainted. I felt that, if what was whispered, and muttered, and murmured, was true, I was unfit for England; if false, England was unfit for me.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on men

in

If ancient tales say true, nor wrong these holy men.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 7.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on earth, heaven, hell, hope, and merit

In hope to merit heaven by making earth a hell.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 20.

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content