Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

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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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 children, magic, and quiet

Into the street the piper stepped, Smiling first a little smile As if he knew what magic slept In his quiet pipe the while. And the piper advanced And the children followed.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Robert Browning on failure and poets

Stand still, true poet that you are! I know you; let me try and draw you. Some night you'll fail us: when afar You rise, remember one man saw you, Knew you, and named a star!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Popularity

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A Quote by Robert Browning on belief and power

In the first is the last, in thy will is my power to believe.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Saul

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A Quote by Robert Browning on god, hope, and progress

Progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beasts: God is, they are; Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Death in the Desert.

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