Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

I think the worst woman that ever existed would have made a man of very passable reputation—they are all better than us & their faults such as they are must originate with ourselves.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. letter, Sept. 6, 1813, to Annabella Millbanke—later Lady Byron. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 3, ed. Leslie Marchand (1974).

Annabella Millbanke later became Lady Byron.
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