Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

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.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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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.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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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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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

The thorns which I have reap'd are of the tree I planted; they have torn me, and I bleed. I should have known what fruit would spring from such a seed.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 10.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on life and losing

All is concentr'd in a life intense, Where not a beam, nor air, nor leaf is lost, But hath a part of being.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 89.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on existence, life, love, and women

Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, 'Tis woman's whole existence.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Don Juan

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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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