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Lord Byron ( 1788 ~ 1824 )

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage.

Friendship is Love without his wings.

What men call gallantry and gods adultery Is much more common where the climate's sultry.

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.

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

Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!

Society is now one polished horde, --- Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.

The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame than shedding seas of gore.

I'll publish right or wrong. Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

With just enough of learning to misquote.

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.

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

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If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.

History is the devil's scripture.

The "good old times", all times when old are good.

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

That low vice, curiosity.

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

Since Eve ate the apple, much depends on dinner.

The best prophet of the future is the past.

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

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I slept and dreamt that life was beauty; I woke and found that life was duty.

Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.

Who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.

They used to say that knowledge is power. I used to think so, but I know now they mean money.

Tempted fate will leave the loftiest star.

Oh! too convincing - dangerously dear - In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!

How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
It is singular how soon we lose the impression of what ceases to be constantly before us. A year impairs, a luster obliterates. There is little distinct left without an effort of memory, then indeed the lights are rekindled for a moment --but who can be sure that the Imagination is not the torch-bearer?
Why I came here, I know not; where I shall go it is useless to inquire - in the midst of myriads of the living and the dead worlds, stars, systems, infinity, why should I be anxious about an atom?
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.
She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes.

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