George Gordon Byron was born on January 22, 1788, in London, England. He received the title 6th Baron Byron through his father. He was a romantic novelist and poet whose fame rose during the Ottoman Empire. This article features quotes from Lord Byron but first, let’s get to know him a little bit.
He had a deformed foot which he was bullied for. In return, he was violent, which his doctor (Dr Bailey) concluded was an overcompensation of his deformity.
Lord Byron’s most famous books are Don Juan, She Walks in Beauty, Darkness, and The Giaour to name a few.
He lived and travelled across Europe extensively. He was known as a womanizer and has been in a relationship with women from high society families all over Europe. Although he was only married once and had three children (including two illegitimate children).
He also dived into politics, Byron sat in the House of Lords in 1809, it’s where he received his title and is known until today as Lord Byron. In 1821, he joined the Greek War of Independence to fight against the Ottoman Empire.
QUOTES FROM LORD BYRON COMPILATION
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“Tis strange – but true; for Truth is always strange, Stranger than Fiction”
“We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.”
“If I am a fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.”
“To have joy, one must share it.”
“The best prophet of the future is the past.”
“If I do not write to empty my mind, I go mad.”
“For pleasures past, I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.”
“Smiles form the channels of a future tear.”
“A drop of ink may make a million think.”
“There is no instinct like that of the heart.”
Lord Byron died during the war at the age of 36 from a fever that he caught. I hope that you found this collection of quotes from Lord Byron helpful.