Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

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 knowledge, needs, and reading

One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on doubt

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There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: 1811, in San Francisco Chronicle

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

By the blue rushing of the arrowy Rhone.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 71.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on world

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"While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls-the world."

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 145.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on doubt, religion, and spirit

There's nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms As rum and true religion.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Don Juan

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