Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

A Quote by Robert Browning on good and truth

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So absolutely good is truth, truth never hurts The teller.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Fifine at the Fair

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A Quote by Robert Browning on life

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If two lives join, there is oft a scar. They are one and one, with a shadowy third; One near one is too far.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: xlvi.

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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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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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