Robert Browning

1812 - 1889

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 belief, chance, fear, friendship, hope, joy, justice, learning, life, love, and yielding

For life, with all it yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear (believe the aged friend), Is just our chance o' the prize of learning love,- How love might be, hath been indeed, and is.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: A Death in the Desert.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

When the liquor's out, why clink the cannikin?

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Flight of the Duchess.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

It 's a long lane that knows no turnings.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Flight of the Duchess

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Look not thou down but up!

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Rabbi Ben Ezra.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on losing

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Lost, lost! one moment knelled the woe of years.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came. xxxiii.

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A Quote by Robert Browning on children, family, fear, god, and love

God made all the creatures, and gave them our love and our fear, To give sign we and they are his children, one family here.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Saul.

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A Quote by Robert Browning

Less is more.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Andrea del Sarto

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A Quote by Robert Browning on death, lies, and truth

The lie was dead And damned, and truth stood up instead.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: Count Gismond.

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