Lord Byron Quotes (876 quotes)
“Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.”
Don Juan: Cantos 11 Through 16 (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9780766184961
Works of Lord Byron (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607784661
Monody on the Death of Sheridan (1816)
Don Juan canto 14, st. 101 (1823)
“Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.”
Quoted by Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington in Conversations of Lord Byron with the Countess of Blessington (1834).
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLord Byron
Born: January 22, 1788
Died: April 19, 1824 (aged 36)
Occupation: Poet, politician
Bio: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we'll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan.
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