Lord Byron (January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824)
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Romances I never read like those I have seen.
One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they need no answer
The ''good old times'' -- all times when old are good.
A man must serve his time to every trade / Save censure - critics all are ready made. / Take hackneyed jokes from Miller, got by rote,/ With just enough of learning to misquote.
Of its own beauty is the mind diseased, / And fevers into false creation.
In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.
And, behold, there was lifted up a talent of lead: and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah.
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor
George Bernard Shaw