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

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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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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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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And circumstance, that unspiritual god, And miscreator, makes and helps along Our coming evils, with a critch-like rod, Whose touch turns hope to dust--the dust we all have trod.

Circumstance Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 125)

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Men are the sport of circumstances, when The circumstances seem the sport of men.

Circumstance Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 17)

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I am the very slave of circumstance And impulse--borne away with every breath.

Circumstance Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Sardanapalus (act IV, sc. 1)

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For I am a weed, Flung from the rock, on Ocean's foam, to sail, Where'er the surge may sweep, the tempest's breath prevail.

Destiny Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 2)

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Here's a sigh to those who love me, And a smile to those who hate; And whatever sky's above me, Here's a heart for every fate.

Fate Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: To Thomas Moore (st. 2)

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The thorns which I have reap'd are of the tree I planted--they have torn me--and I bleed! I should have known what fruit would spring from such a seed.

Results Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 10)

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Such parting break the heart they fondly hope to heal.

Parting Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto I, st. 10)

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For talk six times with the same single lady, And you may get the wedding dress ready.

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

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There was no great disparity of years, Though much in temper; but they never clash'd, They moved like stars united in their spheres, Or like the Rhone by Leman's waters wash'd, Where mingled and yet separate appears The river from the lake, all bluely dash'd Through the serene and placid glassy deep, Which fain would lull its river-child to sleep.

Matrimony Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XIV, st. 87)

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