Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

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

in

Years steal Fire from the mind as vigour from the limb, And life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 8.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on earth

in

But first on earth as vampire sent Thy corse shall from its tomb be rent. Then ghastly haunt thy native place, And suck the blood of all thy race.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on beauty, darkness, day, and heaven

She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellow'd to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: She Walks in Beauty

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 107.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on poetry and speech

The poetry of speech.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 58.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on change, darkness, strength, and women

The sky is changed,-and such a change! O night And storm and darkness! ye are wondrous strong, Yet lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among, Leaps the live thunder.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 92.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on adultery, climate, and men

What men call gallantry and gods adultery, Is much more common where the climate's sultry.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Don Juan

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on women

in

What say you to such a supper with such a woman?

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Note to a Second Letter on Bowles.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on electricity

Striking the electric chain wherewith we are darkly bound.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 23.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on soul and thought

The dome of thought, the palace of the soul.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 6.

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content