Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

A Quote by Robert Browning on design

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Lofty designs must close in like effects.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Grammarian's Funeral.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on adventure and preparation

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.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Paracelsus. Part i.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on earth, heaven, and world

In the morning of the world, When earth was nigher heaven than now.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Pippa Passes. Part iii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on day

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Was never evening yet But seemed far beautifuller than its day.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Ring and the Book. Pompilia. Line 357.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on day

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Day! Faster and more fast. O'er night's brim, day boils at last.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Pippa Passes

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A Quote by Robert Browning on faults, men, and pride

The sad rhyme of the men who proudly clung To their first fault, and withered in their pride.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Paracelsus. Part iv.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on feeling, gifts, and thought

And inasmuch as feeling, the East's gift, Is quick and transient,- comes, and lo! is gone, While Northern thought is slow and durable.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Luria. Act. v.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on beginning and worth

When the fight begins within himself, A man 's worth something.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Men and Women. Bishop Blougram's Apology.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on business, choice, good, justice, and life

White shall not neutralize the black, nor good Compensate bad in man, absolve him so: Life's business being just the terrible choice.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Ring and the Book. The Pope. Line 1236.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on doubt and sleep

One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, Never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph,  Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, Sleep to wake

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Asolando

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