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    Sorrow is knowledge: they who know the most
    Must mourn the deepest o’er the fatal truth,
    The Tree of Knowledge is not that of Life.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    And Coleridge, too, has lately taken wing,
    But like a hawk encumber’d with his hood,—
    Explaining Metaphysics to the nation—
    I wish he would explain his Explanation.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    The angels all were singing out of tune,
    And hoarse with having little else to do,
    Excepting to wind up the sun and moon,
    Or curb a runaway young star or two,
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    Are we aware of our obligations to a mob? It is the mob that labour in your fields and serve in your houses—that man your navy, and recruit your army—that have enabled you to defy the world, and can also defy you when neglect and calamity have driven them to despair. You may call the people a mob; but do not forget that a mob too often speaks the sentiments of the people.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    I can’t hide it any longer. I love you. It’s the old story, boy meets girl—Romeo and Juliet—Minneapolis and St. Paul!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx)

    If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher’s cleaver.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    A woman who ... gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover—but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
    —George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)