Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist and a Victorian Era critic renowned for his obsession towards lesbianism and medieval history. Charles brought into light anathematic issues such as BDSM, sado-masochism, cannibalism and anti-theism. His popular collective works include Poems and Ballads, The poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne, The Swinburne Letters and A Century of Roundels. Swinburne’s style of poetry was heavily influenced by the thoughts of legendary writers such as William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Victor Hugo. He was nominated for Nobel Prize for literature multiple times during the first decade of the 20th century. During the later stages of his career as a poet, he focused into issues concerning politics and philosophy. Many considered Swinburne to be the master of vocabulary and rhyming while criticizing his use of intricate words, which emphasized only on rhyming scheme with trivial context. Swinburne’s quotes were based on spirituality and the relationship between the human soul and God. We have collected some of his most famous quotes from his writings and characters. Here are some of the famous quotes from this bold English poet in the Victorian Era.