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    I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    It is not one man nor a million, but the spirit of liberty that must be preserved. The waves which dash upon the shore are, one by one, broken, but the ocean conquers nevertheless. It overwhelms the Armada, it wears out the rock. In like manner, whatever the struggle of individuals, the great cause will gather strength.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Sighing that Nature formed but one such man,
    And broke the die.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind!
    Brightest in dungeons, Liberty! thou art,
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)