George Gordon, Lord Byron Quotes

Man being reasonable must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication; Glory, the grape, love, gold – in these are sunk – The hopes of all men and of every nation.

What’s drinking? A mere pause from thinking!

Good but rarely came from good advice.

Who cannot give good counsel? Tis cheap, it costs them nothing.

Adversity is the first path to truth; He who hath proved war, storm, or woman’s rage, Whether his winters be eighteen or eighty, Has won the experience which is deemed so weighty.

Better to sink beneath the shock, Than molder piecemeal on the rock!

Better to sink beneath the shock than molder piecemeal on the rock.

Think’st thou existence doth depend on time? It doth; but actions are our epochs.

If I should meet thee After long years, How should I greet thee? – With silence and tears.