Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

I begin to find out that nothing but virtue will do in this damned world. I am tolerably sick of vice which I have tried in its agreeable varieties, and mean on my return to cut all my dissolute acquaintance and leave off wine and "carnal company," and betake myself to politics and Decorum.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, May 5, 1810. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 1, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973).

For the opposite view, see Byron's comment under "vice."
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