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

A change came o'er the spirit of my dream.

Change Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Dream (st. 3)

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Shrine of the mighty! can it be, That this is all remains of thee?

Change Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Giaour (l. 106)

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How chang'd since last her speaking eye Glanc'd gladness round the glitt'ring room, Where high-born men were proud to wait-- Where Beauty watched to imitate.

Change Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Parisina (st. 10)

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Better to sink beneath the shock Than moulder piecemeal on the rock!

Choice Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Giaour (l. 969)

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Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence: Sleep hath its own world, And a wide realm of wild reality, And dreams in their development have breath, And tears and tortures, and the touch of joy.

Sleep Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Dream (st. 1)

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Ah! happy years! once more who would not be a boy!

Youth Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 23)

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Her years Were ripe, they might make six-and-twenty springs; But there are forms which Time to touch forbears. And turns aside his scythe to vulgar things.

Youth Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 98)

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And both were young, and one was beautiful.

Youth Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Dream (st. 2)

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A would-be satirist, a hired buffoon, A monthly scribbler of some low lampoon, Condemn'd to drudge, the meanest of the mean, And furbish falsehoods for a magazine.

Journalism Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 975)

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Like to the apples on the Dead Sea's shore, All ashes to the taste.

Apples Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 34)

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'Tis pleasing to be school'd in a strange tongue By female lips and eyes--that is, I mean, When both the teacher and the taught are young, As was the case, at least, where I have been; They smile so when one's right; and when one's wrong They smile still more.

Teaching Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 164)

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A thirst for gold, The beggar's vice, which can but overwhelm The meanest hearts.

Gold Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: The Vision of Judgment (st. 43)

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Sofas 'twas half a sin to sit upon, So costly were they; carpets, every stitch Of workmanship so rare, they make you wish You could glide o'er them like a golden fish.

Luxury Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 65)

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Maidens, like moths, are ever caught, by glare, And Mammon wins his way where seraphs might despair.

Mammon Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto I, st. 9)

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How beauteous are rouleaus! how charming chests Containing ingots, bags of dollars, coins (Not of old victors, all whose heads and crests Weigh not the thin ore where their visage shines, But) of find unclipt gold, where dully rests Some likeness, which the glittering cirque confines, Of modern, reigning, sterling, stupid stamp;-- Yes! ready money is Aladdin's lamp.

Money Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XII, st. 12)

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Age shakes Athena's tower, but spares gray Marathon.

Age Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 88)

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What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each love one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth as I am now.

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

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He has grown aged in this world of woe, In deeds, not years, piercing the depths of life. So that no wonder waits him.

Age Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 5)

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. . . Years steal Fire from the mind, as vigor from the limb; And life's enchanted cut but sparkles near the brim.

Age Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 8)

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Oh, for one hour of blind old Dandolo, Th' octogenarian chief, Byzantium's conquering foe!

Age Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 12)

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My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone! - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron),

Age Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: On this day I complete my Thirty-sixth Year

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Hope, withering, fled--and Mercy sighed farewell.

Hope Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Corsair (canto I, st. 9)

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Soprano, basso, even the contra-alto Wished him five fathom under the Rialto.

Music Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Beppo (st. 32)

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Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell.

Music Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 21)

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There's music in the sighing of a reed; There's music in the gushing of a rill; There's music in all things, if men had ears: Their earth is but an echo of the spheres.

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

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