Who is Lord Byron
Lord Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and is best known for his amorous lifestyle and his brilliant use of the English language.
Lord Byron was one of the leading figures of the Romantic Movement in early 19th century England. The notoriety of his sexual escapades is surpassed only by the beauty and brilliance of his writings. After leading an unconventional lifestyle and producing a massive amount of emotionally stirring literary works, Byron died at a young age in Greece pursuing romantic adventures of heroism.
Lord Byron Quotes
4. Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
5. All who joy would win Must share it — Happiness was born a twin.
6. If I do not write to empty my mind, I go mad.
7. Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
8. The heart will break, but broken live on.
9. Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
10. There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.
11. Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.
12. You gave me the key to your heart, my love, then why did you make me knock?
13. I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
14. Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
15. A drop of ink may make a million think.
16. Friendship is love without wings.
17. Tis strange – but true; for Truth is always strange,
Stranger than Fiction
18. Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
19. Adversity is the first path to truth.
20. I know that two and two make four – and should be glad to prove it too if I could – though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
21. They never fail who die in a great cause.
22. I love not man the less, but nature more
23. A woman being never at a loss… the devil always sticks by them.
24. I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
25. Letter writing is the only device combining solitude with good company.
26. What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?
27. Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire – in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?
28. I had a dream, which was not at all a dream.
29. I am ashes where once I was fire…
30. If I could always read I should never feel the want of company.
31. For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
32. To have joy, one must share it.
33. On with the dance! let joy be unconfin’d
34. If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
35. Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, sermons and soda water the day after.
36. Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
37. Are not the mountains, waves, and skies as much a part of me, as I of them?
38. But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
39. Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life.
40. Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon’s verge.
41. Absence – that common cure of love.Yet he was jealous, though he did not show it, For jealousy dislikes the world to know it.
42. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
43. There is no instinct like that of the heart.
44. I have not loved the world, nor the world me, but let us part fair foes; I do believe, though I have found them not, that there may be words which are things, hopes which will not deceive, and virtues which are merciful, or weave snares for the failing: I would also deem o’er others’ griefs that some sincerely grieve; that two, or one, are almost what they seem, that goodness is no name, and happiness no dream.
45. In solitude, where we are least alone.
46. Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence, courage without ferocity, and all the virtues of man, without his vices. This praise, which would be unmeaning flattery if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just tribute to the memory of Botswain, a dog.
47. My heart in passion, and my head on rhymes.
48. Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
49. the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, the foremost to defend.
50. To be perfectly original one should think much and read little, and this is impossible, for one must have read before one has learnt to think.
51. The great object of life is Sensation – to feel that we exist – even though in pain – it is this “craving void” which drives us to gaming – to battle – to travel – to intemperate but keenly felt pursuits of every description whose principal attraction is the agitation inseparable from their accomplishment.
52. This is to be mortal, And seek the things beyond mortality.
53. Hate is by far the greatest pleasure; men love in haste, but detest in leisure.
54. I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
55. History, with all her volumes vast, hath but one page
56. Why do they call me misanthrope? Because They hate me, not I them.
57. I doubt sometimes whether a quiet and unagitated life would have suited me – yet I sometimes long for it.
58. This is the age of oddities let loose.
59. When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
60. Oh who can tell, save he whose heart hath tried.