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)
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.
And inasmuch as feeling, the East's gift, Is quick and transient,- comes, and lo! is gone, While Northern thought is slow and durable.
Source: Luria. Act. v.
When the fight begins within himself, A man 's worth something.
Source: Men and Women. Bishop Blougram's Apology.
So free we seem, so fettered fast we are.
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