Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

A Quote by Robert Browning on god, justice, and vengeance

Just my vengeance complete, The man sprang to his feet, Stood erect, caught at God's skirts, and prayed! So, I was afraid!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Instans Tyrannus.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on gold and poets

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Thy rare gold ring of verse (the poet praised) Linking our England to his Italy.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Ring and the Book. The Pope. Line 873.

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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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A Quote by Robert Browning on earth and love

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Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Robert Browning on growth, learning, and work

What? Was man made a wheel-work to wind up, And be discharged, and straight wound up anew? No! grown, his growth lasts; taught, he ne'er forgets: May learn a thousand things, not twice the same.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Death in the Desert.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on temptation

Why comes temptation, but for man to meet And master and make crouch beneath his foot, And so be pedestaled in triumph?

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Ring and the Book. The Pope. Line 1185.

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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 earth

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Why stay we on the earth except to grow?

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cleon

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A Quote by Robert Browning on horses

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Boot, saddle, to horse, and away!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cavalier Tunes

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