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Lord Byron

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  • Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.

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  • Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!

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

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  • To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin.

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  • In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy.

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  • Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.

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  • If I could always read, I should never feel the want of company.

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  • What a strange thing man is; and what a stranger thing woman.

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  • Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.

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  • Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.

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  • Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

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  • It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe - you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.

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  • Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.

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  • The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.

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  • A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.

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  • Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?

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  • I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.

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  • I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.

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  • 'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.

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  • All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.

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  • Sometimes we are less unhappy in being deceived by those we love, than in being undeceived by them.

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  • This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.

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

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  • I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.

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  • He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?

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  • Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.

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  • Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.

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  • Smiles form the channels of a future tear.

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  • A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.

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  • There is no instinct like that of the heart.

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