Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

A Quote by Robert Browning on happiness

The best way to excape his ire Is, not to seem too happy.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Caliban upon Setebos

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A Quote by Robert Browning on beauty, endurance, god, good, laws, nature, perception, plants, soul, stability, time, and trust

I trust in Nature for the stable laws Of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant And Autumn garner to the end of time. I trust in God,-the right shall be the right And other than the wrong, while he endures. I trust in my own soul, that can perceive The outward and the inward,-Nature's good And God's.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Soul's Tragedy. Act i.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on god and service

All service ranks the same with God,- With God, whose puppets, best and worst, Are we: there is no last nor first.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Pippa Passes. Part iv.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Ah, did you once see Shelley plain, And did he stop and speak to you, And did you speak to him again? How strange it seems, and new!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Memorabilia. i.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on songs

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That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, Lest you should think he never could recapture The first fine careless rapture.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Home-Thoughts from Abroad. ii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on deed, life, pain, and power

Say not "a small event!" Why "small"? Costs it more pain that this ye call A "great event" should come to pass From that? Untwine me from the mass Of deeds which make up life, one deed Power shall fall short in or exceed!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Pippa Passes. Introduction.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on books, ignorance, and soul

And I have written three books on the soul, Proving absurd all written hitherto, And putting us to ignorance again.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cleon.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on change, earth, god, and soul

Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Rabbi Ben Ezra.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on losing

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Oh never star Was lost here but it rose afar.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Waring. ii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on failure and success

A minute's success pays the failure of years.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Apollo and the Fates

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