Quotes by George Byron
- I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
- I slept and dreamt that life was beauty I woke and found that life was duty.
- If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
- Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
- The best prophet of the future is the past.
- There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
- What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
- Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.