Lord Byron Quotes

All humans are hypocrites; the biggest hypocrite of all is the one who claims to detest hypocrisy

Lord Byron

Pythagoras, Locke, Socrates -- but pages might be filled up, as vainly as before, with the sad usage of all sorts of sages, who in his life-time, each was deemed a bore! The loftiest minds outrun their tardy ages.

Lord Byron

However boldly their warm blood was spilt, Their life was shame, their epitaph was guilt; And this they knew and felt, at least the one, The leader of the hand he had undone,-- Who, born for better things, had madly set His life upon a cast, which linger'd yet.

Lord Byron

Man is a carnivorous production, And must have meals, at least one meal a day; He cannot live, like woodcocks, upon suction, But, like the shark and tiger, must have prey; Although his anatomical construction Bears vegetables, in a grumbling way, Your laboring people think beyond all question, Beef, veal, and mutton better for digestion.

Lord Byron

Sofas 'twas half a sin to sit upon, So costly were they; carpets, every stitch Of workmanship so rare, they make you wish You could glide o'er them like a golden fish.

Lord Byron

Sofas 'twas half a sin to sit upon, So costly were they; carpets, every stitch Of workmanship so rare, they make you wish You could glide o'er them like a golden fish.

Lord Byron

Romances paint at full length people's wooings, but only give a bust of marriages: but no one cares for matrimonial cooings

Lord Byron

Parent of golden dreams, Romance! Auspicious queen of childish joys, Who lead'st along, in airy dance, Thy votive train of girls and boys.

Lord Byron

In solitude, where we are least alone.

Lord Byron

The busy have no time for tears.

Lord Byron

A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover - but will sooner or later find a tyrant

Lord Byron

Tis pity wine should be so deleterious, for tea and coffee leave us much more serious.

Lord Byron

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.

Lord Byron

Explaining metaphysics to the nation - / I wish he would explain his explanation.

Lord Byron

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.

Lord Byron

Prolonged endurance tames the bold.

Lord Byron

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