Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

A Quote by Robert Browning on mind

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Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Paracelsus

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Where the apple reddens Never pry - Lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Woman’s Last Word

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A Quote by Robert Browning on love and sleep

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Let's contend no more, Love, Strive nor weep: All be as before Love, - Only sleep.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Woman’s Last Word

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Any nose May ravage with impunity a rose.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Sordello. Book vi.

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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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A Quote by Robert Browning on art, earth, heaven, learning, perfection, and practice

What's come to perfection perishes. Things learned on earth we shall practice in heaven; Works done least rapidly Art most cherishes.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Robert Browning on angels and songs

Oh their Rafael of the dear Madonnas, Oh their Dante of the dread Inferno, Wrote one song-and in my brain I sing it; Drew one angel-borne, see, on my bosom!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

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A Quote by Robert Browning on god and life

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Other heights in other lives, God willing.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Two in the Campagna. xii.

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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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A Quote by Robert Browning on age and peace

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I am grown peaceful as old age tonight.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Andrea del Sarto

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