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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
I have had, and may have still, a thousand friends, as they are called, in life, who are like one's partners in the waltz of this world—not much remembered when the ball is over.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. letter, Nov. 16, 1822, to Mary Shelley. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 10, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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