Lord Byron Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lord byron quotes, lord byron sayings, and lord byron proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


When we think we lead, we are most led.      

Lord Byron

Sleep hath its own world, and a wide realm of wild reality. And dreams in their development have breath, and tears, and tortures, and the touch of joy.     

Lord Byron

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.     

Lord 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.     

Lord Byron

There is no instinct like that of the heart.     

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.     

Lord Byron

In solitude, where we are least alone.     

Lord Byron

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.     

Lord Byron

Fare thee well! and if for ever / Still for ever, fare thee well     

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

The good old times -- all times when old are good.     

Lord Byron

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

Lord Byron

Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, and daughters sometimes run off with the butler.     

Lord Byron

The sight of blood to crowds begets the thirst of more, As the first wine-cup leads to the long revel.     

Lord Byron

Always laugh when you can...it is a cheap medicine.     

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

The heart will break, but broken live on.     

Lord Byron

The heart will break, but broken live on.     

Lord Byron

I speak not of men's creeds—they rest between Man and his Maker.     

Lord Byron

I can't but say it is an awkward sight to see one's native land receding through the growing waters; it unmans one quite, especially when life is rather new.     

Lord Byron

What's drinking? A mere pause from thinking!     

Lord Byron

Fare thee well! and if for ever, still for ever, fare thee well.     

Lord Byron

Farewell! a word that must be, and hath been—A sound which makes us linger; yet—farewell!     

Lord Byron

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.     

Lord Byron

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.     

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

Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt in solitude, where we are least alone.     

Lord Byron

The heart will break, but broken live on.     

Lord Byron

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.     

Lord Byron