Lord Byron Quotes

The mind can make substance, and people planets of its own with beings brighter than have been, and give a breath to forms which can outlive all flesh.

Lord Byron

I have always laid it down as a maxim /and found it justified by experience /that a man and a woman make far better friendships than can exist between two of the same sex /but then with the condition that they never have made or are to make love to each other.

Lord Byron

To fly from, need not be to hate, mankind: / All are not fit with them to stir and toil, / Nor is it discontent to keep the mind / Deep in its fountain.

Lord Byron

A thirst for gold, The beggar's vice, which can but overwhelm The meanest hearts.

Lord Byron

Hatred is the madness of the heart.

Lord Byron

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.

Lord Byron

A pretty woman is a welcome guest.

Lord Byron

It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts -- you have no idea of the pain it gives one.

Lord Byron

The sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.

Lord Byron

The good old times -- all times when old are good.

Lord Byron

For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.

Lord Byron

Our thoughts take the wildest flight; even at the moment when they should arrange themselves in thoughtful order.

Lord Byron

Time! the corrector when our judgments err.

Lord Byron

Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber!

Lord Byron

For the night shows stars and women in a better light.

Lord Byron

For most men (till by losing rendered sager), Will back their own opinions by a wager

Lord Byron

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