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    Friendship is love without wings.
    tags: friendship wings
    — George Gordon Byron
    Tis strange - but true; for Truth is always strange,Stranger than Fiction
    tags: truth fiction
    — George Gordon Byron
    If I do not write to empty my mind, I go mad.
    tags: mind write
    — George Gordon Byron
    Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.
    tags: medicine
    — George Gordon Byron
    There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,There is a rapture on 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
    tags: nature men society pleasure music
    — George Gordon Byron
    And thus the heart will break, yet brokenly live on.
    tags: heart live
    — George Gordon Byron
    I am sure of nothing so little as my own intentions.
    — George Gordon Byron
    Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.
    — George Gordon Byron
    It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
    tags: desires
    — George Gordon Byron
    Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of men.
    tags: men
    — George Gordon Byron
    Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
    tags: daughter wife
    — George Gordon Byron
    Women hate everything which strips off the tinsel of sentiment, and they are right, or it would rob them of their weapons.
    tags: women hate right
    — George Gordon Byron
    All farewells should be sudden, when forever.
    tags: forever
    — George Gordon Byron
    Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
    tags: men hatred leisure
    — George Gordon Byron
    Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.
    tags: truth fiction
    — George Gordon Byron
    The art of angling, the cruelest, the coldest and the stupidest of pretended sports.
    — George Gordon Byron
    There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
    tags: living value dying questions spirit worth
    — George Gordon Byron
    I am not nowThat which I have been.
    — George Gordon Byron
    I have simplified my politics into an utter detestation of all existing governments; and, as it is the shortest and most agreeable and summary feeling imaginable, the first moment of an universal republic would convert me into an advocate for single and uncontradicted despotism. The fact is, riches are power, and poverty is slavery all over the earth, and one sort of establishment is no better, nor worse, for a people than another.
    tags: people poverty power earth moment slavery facts politics
    — George Gordon Byron
    Hatred is the madness of the heart.
    tags: heart madness hatred
    — George Gordon Byron
    I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
    tags: alone
    — George Gordon Byron
    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
    tags: thoughts
    — George Gordon Byron
    To have joy, one must share it.
    tags: joy shares
    — George Gordon Byron
    Man is in part divine, A troubled stream from a pure source.
    tags: men divine
    — George Gordon Byron
    Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
    tags: evil mystery
    — George Gordon Byron
    A timid mind is apt to mistake every scratch for a mortal wound.
    tags: mistakes mind
    — George Gordon Byron
    Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
    tags: smile tomorrow
    — George Gordon Byron
    Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
    tags: friendship
    — George Gordon Byron
    Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
    tags: fear path
    — George Gordon Byron
    There is no instinct like that of the heart.
    tags: heart instinct
    — George Gordon Byron
    Be hypocritical, be cautious, be not what you seem but always what you see.
    — George Gordon Byron
    The heart will break, but broken live on.
    tags: heart live broken
    — George Gordon Byron
    Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.
    tags: fools
    — George Gordon Byron
    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.
    tags: nature men society pleasure music
    — George Gordon Byron
    Socrates said, our only knowledge was"To know that nothing could be known;" a pleasantScience enough, which levels to an assEach Man of Wisdom, future, past, or present.Newton, (that Proverb of the Mind,) alas!Declared, with all his grand discoveries recent,That he himself felt only "like a youthPicking up shells by the great Ocean-Truth."
    tags: men future past discovery wisdom
    — George Gordon Byron
    Be warm, be pure, be amorous, but be chaste.
    — George Gordon Byron
    Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
    tags: satire song fools
    — George Gordon Byron
    Friendship is Love without his wings!
    tags: friendship
    — George Gordon Byron
    I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
    — George Gordon Byron
    There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.
    tags: doubt
    — George Gordon Byron
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