Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on happiness, joy, and sharing

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on wit

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With wit to hatch a pun or tell a story.

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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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on facts, nature, truth, and virtue

Yet truth will sometimes lend her noblest fires, And decorate the verse herself inspires: This fact, in virtue's name, let Crabbe attest,- Though Nature's sternest painter, yet the best.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 839.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Ungrateful Florence! Dante sleeps afar, Like Scipio, buried by the upbraiding shore.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 57.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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