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Lord Byron Quotes

(1788-1824), British Poet

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

As falls the dew on quenchless sands, blood only serves to wash ambition's hands.

Category: Ambition

He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.

Category: Ambition

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Category: America

I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.

Category: America

The Angels were all singing out of tune, and hoarse with having little else to do, excepting to wind up the sun and moon or curb a runaway young star or two.

Category: Angels

The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.

Category: Animals

Think not I am what I appear.

Category: Appearance

What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.

Category: Army And Navy

A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.

Category: Bargains

All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up to a passport to Paradise.

Category: Belief

Dreading that climax of all human ills the inflammation of his weekly bills.

Category: Bills

Here lies interred in the eternity of the past, from whence there is no resurrection for the days -- whatever there may be for the dust -- the thirty-third year of an ill-spent life, which, after a lingering disease of many months sank into a lethargy, and expired, January 22d, 1821, A.D. leaving a successor inconsolable for the very loss which occasioned its existence.

Category: Birthdays

The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.

Category: Books And Reading