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    Man, being reasonable, must get drunk;
    The best of life is but intoxication.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper,
    Which makes bank credit like a bark of vapour.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery- ticket up to a passport to Paradise.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    All men are intrinsical rascals, and I am only sorry that not being a dog I can’t bite them.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    There is, in fact, no law or government at all; and it is wonderful how well things go on without them.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)