Lord Byron Quotes


137 Lord Byron quotes:



"What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive -- besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Fame Quotes Gambling Quotes
"I awoke one morning and found myself famous."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"The drying up a single tear has more - Of honest fame than shedding seas of gore"
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"The land of self-interest groans from shore to shore, / For fear that plenty should attain the poor."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"Tempted fate will leave the loftiest star."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up to a passport to Paradise."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Belief Quotes Paradise Quotes
"Here lies interred in the eternity of the past, from whence there is no resurrection for the days -- whatever there may be for the dust -- the thirty-third year of an ill-spent life, which, after a lingering disease of many months sank into a lethargy, and expired, January 22d, 1821, A.D. leaving a successor inconsolable for the very loss which occasioned its existence."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Birthday Quotes
"As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Blood Quotes
"The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes Scottish Poet Quotes
"This place is the Devil, or at least his principal residence, they call it the University, but any other appellation would have suited it much better, for study is the last pursuit of the society; the Master eats, drinks, and sleeps, the Fellows drink, dispute and pun, the employments of the undergraduates you will probably conjecture without my description."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: College Quotes
"I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp and my library"
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"Tis pity wine should be so deleterious, for tea and coffee leave us much more serious"
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Coffee Quotes
"What an antithetical mind! -- tenderness, roughness -- delicacy, coarseness -- sentiment, sensuality -- soaring and groveling, dirt and deity -- all mixed up in that one compound of inspired clay!"
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Mind Quotes Contradiction Quotes
"Though they did not kiss, / Yet still between his Darkness and his Brightness / There passed a mutual glance of great politeness."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"I have seen a thousand graves opened, and always perceived that whatever was gone, the teeth and hair remained of those who had died with them. Is not this odd? They go the very first things in youth and yet last the longest in the dust."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"The tourture we desire is the greatest of all."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Maidens like moths, are ever caught by glare, And Mammon wins his way where seraphs might despair"
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Despair Quotes
"I have found that a friend may profess, yet deceive."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Deception Quotes
"Think not I am what I appear."
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes



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