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

Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing save the waves and I May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die.

Swans Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto III, st. 86, 16)

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I had a dream, which was not all a dream.

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

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"Yet doth he live!" exclaims th' impatient heir, And sighs for sables which he must not wear.

Expectation Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Lara (canto I, st. 3)

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There is no future pang Can deal that justice on the self condemn'd He deals on his own soul.

Conscience Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Manfred (act III, sc. 1)

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Tyranny Is far the worst of treasons. Dost thou deem None rebels except subjects? The prince who Neglects or violates his trust is more A brigand than the robber-chief.

Tyranny Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Two Foscari (act II, sc. 1)

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The light of love, the purity of grace, The mind, the Music breathing from her face, The heart whose softness harmonized the whole, And, oh! the eye was in itself a Soul!

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

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Thou who hast The fatal gist of beauty.

Beauty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 42)

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She walks in beauty like the night Of cloudless chimes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

Beauty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: She Walks in Beauty

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Just as old age is creeping on space, And clouds come o'er the sunset of our day, They kindly leave us, though not quite alone, But in good company--the gout or stone.

Age Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto III, st. 59)

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"Farewell!" For in that word--that fatal word--howe'er We promise--hope--believe--there breathes despair.

Hope Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Corsair (canto I, st. 15)

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Nor ear can hear nor tongue can tell The tortures of that inward hell!

Hell Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Giaour (l. 748)

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I have a passion for the name of "Mary," For once it was a magic sound to me, And still it half calls up the realms of fairy, Where I beheld what never was to be.

Names Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 4)

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Oh! nature's noblest gift--my gray-goose quill! Slave of my thoughts, obedient to my will, Torn from thy parent-bird to form a pen, That might instrument of little men!

Pen Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 7)

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So the struck eagle, stretched upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quivered in his heart.

Eagles Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 826)

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Come, lay thy head upon my breast, And I will kiss thee into rest.

Kisses Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Bride of Abydos (canto I, st. 11)

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

Hatred Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XII, st. 6)

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Sweet is revenge--especially to women.

Revenge Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 124)

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'Tis sweet to listen as the night winds creep From leaf to leaf; 'tis sweet to view on high The rainbow, based on ocean, span the sky.

Rainbows Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 122)

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Her eye (I'm very fond of handsome eyes) Was large and dark, suppressing half its fire Until she spoke, then through its soft disguise Flash'd an expression more of pride than ire, And love than either; and there would arise, A something in them which was not desire, But would have been, perhaps, but for the soul, Which struggled through and chansten'd down the whole.

Eyes Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 60)

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'Twas blow for blow, disputing inch by inch, For one would not retreat, nor t'other flinch.

Argument Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto VIII, st. 77)

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Weren't the last drop in the well, As I gasp'd upon the brink, Ere my fainting spirit fell, 'Tis to thee that I would drink.

Toasts Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: To Thomas Moore

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'Tis not on youth's smooth cheek the blush alone, which fades so fast, But the tender bloom of heart is gone, ere youth itself be past.

Blushes Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Stanzas for Music

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Brave men were living before Agamemnon.

Bravery Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 5)

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When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls--the World.

Rome Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 145)

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But yet she listen'd--'tis enough-- Who listens once will listen twice; Her heart, be sure, is not of ice, And one refusal no rebuff.

Listening Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Mazeppa (st. 6)

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