Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on war

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War, war is still the cry,-"war even to the knife!"

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 86.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on hell

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The hell of waters! where they howl and hiss, And boil in endless torture.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 69.

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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.

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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

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on women

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

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Note to a Second Letter on Bowles.

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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.

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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.

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

Words are things, and a small drop if ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on art, life, and pain

The great art of life is the sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

A thousand years scarce serve to form a state: An hour may lay it in the dust.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 84.

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