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Type: Poet
Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 01/22/1788
Date of Death: 04/19/1824


 

Lord Byron Quotes > We are all selfish and I no...

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We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
Lord Byron
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