Lord Byron Quotes

Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron

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

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

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

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

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

We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive. Lord Byron

My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then. Lord Byron

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

Venice once was dear,
The pleasant place of all festivity,
The revel of the earth, the masque of Italy.
Lord Byron

It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time. Lord Byron

I should, many a good day, have blown my brains out, but for the recollection that it would have given pleasure to my mother-in-law; and, even then, if I could have been certain to haunt her – but I won’t dwell upon these trifling family matters. Lord Byron

O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper,
Which makes bank credit like a bark of vapour.
Lord Byron

The English winter – ending in July,
To recommence in August.
Lord Byron

Sublime tobacco! which from east to west
Cheers the tar’s labour or the Turkman’s rest.
Lord Byron

A quiet conscience makes one so serene. Lord Byron