Lord Byron - Page 3

Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.
– Lord Byron

All Heaven and Earth are still, though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling most.
– Lord Byron

Let us have Wine and Women, Mirth and Laughter Sermons and soda-water the day after.
– Lord Byron

There is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
– Lord Byron

Love without passion is dreary passion without love is horrific.
– Lord Byron

The ”good old times” — all times when old are good.
– Lord Byron

For the night shows stars and women in a better light.
– Lord Byron

Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber!
– Lord Byron

Yet how much less it were to gain, Though thou hast left me free, The loveliest things that still remain, Than thus remember thee.
– Lord Byron

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
– Lord Byron

Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance.
– Lord Byron

The tree of knowledge is not that of life.
– Lord Byron

Each kiss a heart quake.
– Lord Byron

Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.
– Lord 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 practice!
– Lord Byron

Be hypocritical, be cautious, be Not what you seem but always what you see.
– Lord Byron

Adversity is the first path to truth.
– Lord Byron

Yet, Freedom! yet the banner, torn, but flying, Streams like the thunderstorm against the wind!
– Lord Byron

It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts you have no idea of the pain it gives one.
– Lord Byron

The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.
– Lord Byron