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

My boat is on the shore, And my bark is on the sea: But, before I go, Tom Moore, Here's a double health to thee!

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

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Few things surpass old wine; and they may preach Who please, the more because they preach in vain,-- Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after.

Wine and spirits Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 178)

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Which cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires The young, makes Weariness forget his toil, And Fear her danger; opens a new world When this, the present, palls.

Wine and spirits Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Sardanapalus (act I, sc. 1)

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Sweet is old wine in bottles, ale in barrels.

Wine and spirits Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Sweet Things (st. 5)

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Such hath it been--shall be--beneath the sun The many still must labour for the one.

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

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Father of Light! great God of Heaven! Hear'st thou the accents of despair? Can guilt like man's be e'er forgiven? Can vice atone for crimes by prayer?

Prayer Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Prayer of Nature

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Father! no prophet's laws I seek,-- Thy laws in Nature's works appear;-- I own myself corrupt and weak, Yet will I pray, for thou wilt hear.

Prayer Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Prayer of Nature

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My heart is feminine, nor can forget-- To all, except one image, madly blind; So shakes the needle, and so stands the pole, As vibrates my fond heart to my fix'd soul.

Influence Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 196)

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When Bishop Berkeley said "there was no matter." And proved it--'t was no matter what he said.

Mind Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XI, st. 1), an allusion to a dissertation by Berkeley on Mind and Matter found in no

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'Tis strange the mind, that very fiery particle, Should let itself be snuff'd out by an article.

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

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For most men (till by losing rendered sager) Will back their own opinion is by a wager.

Opinion Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Beppo (st. 27)

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That all-softening, overpowering knell, The tocsin of the soul--the dinner bell.

Bells Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 49)

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For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt, and vote, and raise the price of corn?

Patriotism Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Age of Bronze

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Hereditary bondsmen! Know ye not Who would be free themselves must strike the blow?

Freedom Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 76)

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Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, Streams like the thunder-storm against the wind.

Freedom Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 98)

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For Freedom's battle once begun, Bequeath'd by bleeding sire to son, Though baffled oft is ever won.

Freedom Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Giaour (l. 123)

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Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea! Jehovah hath triumphed--his people are free. - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron),

Freedom Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Sacred Songs--Sound of loud Timbrel

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Cooped in their winged sea-girt citadel.

Navy Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 28)

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Right--that will do for the marines.

Navy Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Island (II, XXI)

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Mark! where his carnage and his conquests cease, He makes a solitude and calls it--peace!

Peace Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Bride of Abydos (canto II, st. 20)

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Oh that the desert were my dwelling-place!

Peace Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, l. 177)

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I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war. [Lat., Iniquissimam pacem justissimo bello antefero.]

Peace Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, l. 177)

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Around his form his loose long robe was thrown, And wrapt a breast bestowed on heaven alone.

Apparel Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Corsair (canto II, st. 3)

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Ye tuneful cobblers! still your notes prolong, Compose at once a slipper and a song; So shall the fair your handiwork peruse, Your sonnets sure shall please--perhaps your shoes.

Shoemaking Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 751)

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May Moorland weavers boast Pindaric skill, And tailors' lays be longer than their bill! While punctual beaux reward the grateful notes, And pay for poems--when they pay for coats.

Tailors Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 781)

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