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)
What a thing friendship is - World without end.
It is the glory and good of Art That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, - to mouths like mine, at least.
Source: The Ring and the Book. Line 842.
So may a glory from defect arise.
Source: Deaf and Dumb.
We shall march prospering,-not thro' his presence; Songs may inspirit us,-not from his lyre; Deeds will be done,-while he boasts his quiescence, Still bidding crouch whom the rest bade aspire.
Lofty designs must close in like effects.
Source: A Grammarian's Funeral.
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