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349 Famous Quotes by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

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

Night Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 152)

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The stars are forth, the moon above the tops Of the snow-shining mountains--Beautiful! I linger yet with Nature, for the night Hath been to me a more familiar face Than that of man; and in her starry shade Of dim and solitary loveliness I learn'd the language of another world.

Night Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Manfred (act III, sc. 4)

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In hope to merit Heaven by making earth a Hell.

Heaven Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto I, st. 20)

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Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing cheek, his sinking heart confess, The might--the majesty of Loveliness?

Beauty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Bride of Abydos (canto I, st. 6)

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The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave, The Moon, their Mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish'd; darkness had no need Of aid from them--she was the Universe.

Darkness Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Darkness

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A thousand years scarce serve to form a state; An hour may lay it in the dust.

Government Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 84)

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I tell him, if a clergyman, he lies! If captains the remark, or critics, make, Why they lie also--under a mistake.

Lying Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan

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I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one.

Heroes Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 1)

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Yon Sun that sets upon the sea We follow in his flight; Farewell awhile to him and thee, My native land--Good Night!

Love of country Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto I, st. 13)

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Oh, Christ! it is a goodly sight to see What Heaven hath done for this delicious land!

Love of country Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto I, st. 15)

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Yet how much less it were to gain, Though thou hast left me free, The loveliest things that still remain, Than thus remember thee.

Memory Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: And Thou art Dead as Young and Fair

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O ye! who teach the ingenious youth of nations, Holland, France, England, Germany or Spain, I pray ye flog them upon all occasions, It mends their morals, never mind the pain.

Teaching Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 1)

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He ne'er presumed to make an error clearer;-- In short, there never was a better hearer.

Hearing Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XIV, st. 37)

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What want these outlaws conquerors should have But History's purchased page to call them great?

History Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 48)

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As the lone Angler, patient man, At Mewry-Water, or the Banne, Leaves off, against his placid wish, Impaling worms to torture fish.

Fishing Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XIII, st. 106)

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Rough Johnson, the great moralist.

Morality Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XIII, st. 7)

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As soon Seek roses in December--ice in June, Hope, constancy in wind, or corn in chaff; Believe a woman or an epitaph, Or any other thing that's false, before You trust in critics.

Criticism Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 75)

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This is the way that physicians mend or end us, Secundum artem: but although we sneer In health--when ill, we call them to attend us, Without the least propensity to jeer.

Medicine Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto X, st. 42)

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When health, affrighted, spreads her rosy wing, And flies with every changing gale of spring.

Health Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childish Recollections (l. 3)

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Smiles form the channels of a future tear.

Smiles Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 97)

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Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh, give me back my heart!

Heart Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Maid of Athens (st. 1)

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So bright the tear in Beauty's eye, Love half regrets to kiss it dry.

Tears Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Bride of Abydos (canto I, st. 8)

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Like a lovely tree She grew to womanhood, and between whiles Rejected several suitors, just to learn How to accept a better in his turn.

Coquetry Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 128)

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It was the cooling hour, just when the rounded Red sun sinks down behind the azure hill, Which then seems as if the whole earth is bounded, Circling all nature, hush'd, and dim, and still, With the far mountain-crescent half surrounded On one side, and the deep sea calm and chill Upon the other, and the rosy sky With one star sparkling through it like an eye.

Sunset Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 183)

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O'er the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home!

Navigation Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Corsair (canto I, st. 1)

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