Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on quiet

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This quiet sail is as a noiseless wing To waft me from distraction.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 85.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on hell and quiet

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But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 42.

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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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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on death and failure

They never fail who die in a great cause.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on wonder

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A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 2.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on laughter and medicine

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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