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

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise!

Preaching Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto X, st. 34)

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The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul.

Soul Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 6)

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Who track the steps of Glory to the grave.

Glory Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Monody on the Death of the Rt. Hon. R.B. Sheridan

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The devil hath not, in all his quiver's choice, An arrow for the heart like a sweet voice.

Voice Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XI, st. 13)

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They never fail who die In a great cause.

Success Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Marino Faliero (act II, sc. 2)

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One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.

Success Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Marino Faliero (act II, sc. 2)

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I have not loved the world, not the world me; I have not flatter'd its rank breath, nor bow'd To its idolatries a patient knee.

World Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 113)

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I stood Among them, but not of them: in a shroud Of thoughts which were not their thoughts.

Thought Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 113)

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Whatsoe'er thy birth, Thou wert a beautiful thought and softly bodied forth.

Thought Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 115)

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What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where'er I be, The blight of life--the demon Thought.

Thought Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold--To Inez (canto I, st. 84, l. 6)

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The power of Thought,--the magic of the Mind!

Thought Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Corsair (canto I, st. 8)

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Ovid's a rake, as half his verses show him, Anacreon's morals are a still worse sample, Catullus scarcely has a decent poem, I don't think Sappho's Ode a good example, Although Longinus tells us there is no hymn Where the sublime soars forth on wings more ample; But Virgil's songs are pure, except that horrid one Being with "Formosum Pastor Corydon."

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

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But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions think.

Authorship Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto III, st. 88)

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But every fool describes, in these bright days, His wondrous journey to some foreign court, And spawns his quarto, and demands your praise,-- Death to his publisher, to him 'tis sport.

Authorship Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 52)

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And hold up to the sun my little taper.

Authorship Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XII, st. 21)

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Dear authors! suit your topics to your strength, And ponder well your subject, and its length; Nor lift your lad, before you're quite aware What weight your shoulders will, or will not, bear.

Authorship Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Hints from Horace (l. 59)

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Kill a man's family, and he may brook it, But keep your hands out of his breeches' pocket.

Thieving Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto X, st. 79)

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Nor all that heralds rake from coffin'd clay, Nor florid prose, nor honied lies of rhyme, Can blazon evil deeds, or consecrate a crime.

Crime Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto I, st. 3)

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Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

Folly Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 6)

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Folly loves the martyrdom of Fame.

Folly Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Monody on the Death of the Rt. Hon. R.B. Sheridan (l. 68)

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But 'midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to feel, and to possess, And roam along, the world's tired denizen, With none who bless us, none whom we can bless.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 26)

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This is to be along; this, this is solitude!

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 26)

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Among them, but not of them.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 113)

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In solitude, when we are least alone.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 90)

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'Tis solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers; vanity can give No hollow aid; alone--man with his God must strive.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 33)

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