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About Lord Byron
Lord Byron was an English poet and one of the most prominent figures in the Romantic Movement. His best-known poems include Don Juan, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage andShe Walks in Beauty. These works, as well as several others contributed in making him one of the greatest British poets ever. He was also known for his amorous lifestyle.
He married Anne Isabella Milbanke in 1815. He and Anne had a daughter named Augusta Ada, but their marriage was an unhappy one. Anne eventually left him. He went on to father another child, Clara Allegra Byron out of wedlock.
He was rumored to have had an incestuous relationship with his half-sister Augusta Leigh and even fathered a child, Elizabeth with her. These rumors were never proved.
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'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.Lord Byron
A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.Lord Byron
Absence - that common cure of love.Lord Byron
Adversity is the first path to truth.Lord Byron
All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.Lord Byron
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.Lord Byron
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.Lord Byron
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.Lord Byron
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.Lord Byron
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.Lord Byron
For truth is always strange stranger than fiction.Lord Byron
Friendship is Love without his wings!Lord Byron
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.Lord Byron
I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.Lord Byron
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.Lord Byron
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.Lord Byron
I have no consistency, except in politics and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.Lord Byron
I love not man the less, but Nature more.Lord Byron
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.Lord Byron
If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.Lord Byron
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.Lord Byron
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.Lord Byron
Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though secret tendency to the love of Good in his main-spring of Mind. But God help us all! It is at present a sad jar of atoms.Lord Byron
Man, being reasonable, must get drunk the best of life is but intoxication.Lord Byron
Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers.Lord Byron
Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?Lord Byron
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.Lord Byron
Smiles form the channels of a future tear.Lord Byron
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.Lord Byron
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.Lord Byron
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.Lord Byron
The heart will break, but broken live on.Lord Byron
Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.Lord Byron
There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.Lord Byron
They never fail who die in a great cause.Lord Byron
This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.Lord Byron
This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.Lord Byron
Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.Lord Byron
Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.Lord Byron
We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.Lord Byron
What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.Lord Byron
Who loves, raves.Lord Byron
Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!Lord Byron
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People born on January 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Lord Byron is the 239th most popular Aquarius.
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