Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

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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A Quote by Robert Browning on failure and progress

Most progress is most failure.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cleon

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A Quote by Robert Browning on women

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There 's a woman like a dewdrop, she 's so purer than the purest. A Blot in the 'Scutcheon.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Soul's Tragedy. Act i. Sc. iii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Rafael made a century of sonnets.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: One Word More.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

In the great right of an excessive wrong.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Ring and the Book. The other Half-Rome. Line 1055.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

It was roses, roses all the way.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Patriot

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A Quote by Robert Browning on earth, eternity, force, heaven, and time

Was there nought better than to enjoy? No feat which, done, would make time break, And let us pent-up creatures through Into eternity, our due? No forcing earth teach heaven's employ?

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Dis Aliter Visum; or, Le Byron de nos Jours.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on songs and survival

Sappho survives, because we sing her songs; And Æschylus, because we read his plays!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Cleon.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on earth, learning, and pain

Then welcome each rebuff That turns earth's smoothness rough, Each sting that bids nor sit nor stand, but go! Be our joys three-parts pain! Strive, and hold cheap the strain; Learn, nor account the pang; dare, never grudge the throe!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Rabbi Ben Ezra.

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