Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on love and money

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I have imbibed such a love for money that I keep some sequins in a drawer to count, and cry over them once a week.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on men and world

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But 'midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to feel, and to possess, And roam along, the world's tired denizen, With none who bless us, none whom we can bless.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 26.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on day, laughter, sermons, water, wine, and women

Let us have Wine and Women, Mirth and Laughter Sermons and soda-water the day after.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on justice and learning

With just enough of learning to misquote.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 66.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on power

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Dim with the mist of years, gray flits the shade of power.

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 earth and music

There's music in the sighing of a reed; There's music in the gushing of a rill; There's music in all things, if we have ears; The earth is but the music of the spheres.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on loneliness and music

There is a rapture on the lonely shore . . . By the deep sea, and music in its roar.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on nations

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The Niobe of nations! there she stands.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 79.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on dreams

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Gone, glimmering through the dream of things that were.

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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