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

With more capacity for love than earth Bestows on most of mortal mould and birth, His early dreams of good out-stripp'd the truth, And troubled manhood follow'd baffled youth.

Character Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Lara (canto I, st. 18)

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Like the lost pleiad seen no more below.

Stars Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Beppo (st. 14)

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And wrinkles, the d--d democrats, won't flatter.

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

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Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty! thou art, For there thy habitation is the heart-- The heart which love of thee alone can bind; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd-- To fetters and damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom. - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron),

Liberty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Sonnet--Introductory to Prisoner of Chillon

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While Washington's a watchword, such as ne'er Shall sink while there's an echo left to air.

Washington, george Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Age of Bronze (st. 5)

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Where may the wearied eye repose, When gazing on the Great; Where neither guilty glory glows, Nor despicable state? Yes--one the first, the last, the best, The Cincinnatus of the West Whom envy dared not hate, Bequeathed the name of Washington To make man blush; there was but one.

Washington, george Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, referring to George Washington

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Earth! render back from out thy breast A remnant of our Spartan dead! Of the three hundred grant but three, To make a new Thermopylae!

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

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His breast with wounds unnumber'd riven, His back to earth, his face to heaven.

Soldiers Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Giaour (l. 675)

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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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