Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

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 change and time

They are perfect; how else?-they shall never change: We are faulty; why not?-we have time in store.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Old Pictures in Florence.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on god and poets

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God is the perfect poet, Who in his person acts his own creations.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Paracelsus. Part ii.

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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 character, faith, fear, hope, humanity, and love

Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign, and note and character.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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