Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)
Source: Andrea del Sarto
Contributed by: Zaady
Be sure that God Ne'er dooms to waste the strength he deigns impart.
Source: Paracelsus. Part i.
That we devote ourselves to God, is seen In living just as though no God there were.
He guides me and the bird. In His good time!
God's in his heaven: All's right with the world.
Source: Pippa Passes. Part i. (excerpt)
Are there not, dear Michael, Two points in the adventure of the diver,- One, when a beggar he prepares to plunge; One, when a prince he rises with his pearl? Festus, I plunge.
In the morning of the world, When earth was nigher heaven than now.
Source: Pippa Passes. Part iii.
Was never evening yet But seemed far beautifuller than its day.
Source: The Ring and the Book. Pompilia. Line 357.
Day! Faster and more fast. O'er night's brim, day boils at last.
Source: Pippa Passes
The sad rhyme of the men who proudly clung To their first fault, and withered in their pride.
Source: Paracelsus. Part iv.
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