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
What say you to such a supper with such a woman?
Source: Note to a Second Letter on Bowles.
Striking the electric chain wherewith we are darkly bound.
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 23.
The dome of thought, the palace of the soul.
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 6.
Words are things, and a small drop if ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer.
There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.
Source: 1811, in San Francisco Chronicle
By the blue rushing of the arrowy Rhone.
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 71.
"While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls-the world."
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 145.
There's nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms As rum and true religion.
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