Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

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 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 on country, earth, love, and women

O woman-country! wooed not wed, Loved all the more by earth's male-lands, Laid to their hearts instead.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: By the Fireside. vi.

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