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76 Famous Quotes by Robert Browning
5/7/1812 - 12/12/1889
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Hand Grasps at hand, eye lights eye in good friendship, And great hearts expand And grow one in the sense of this world's life.

Friendship Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Saul (st. 7)

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All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves.

Roses Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: One Way of Love

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This could but have happened once, And we missed it, lost it forever.

Opportunity Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Youth and Art (XVII)

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Good, to forgive; Best to forget.

Forgiveness Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: La Saisiaz--Prologue

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Day! Faster and more fast, O'er night's brim, day boils at last; Boils, pure gold, o'er the cloud-cup's brim.

Day Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Introduction to Pippa Passes

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To me at least was never evening yet But seemed far beautifuller than its day.

Evening Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: The Ring and the Book--Pompilia (l. 357)

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

Humanity Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Paracelsus (sc. 3)

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What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me.

Ambition Quotes, by Robert Browning

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

Drinking Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: The Flight of the Duchess (XVI)

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Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.

Rome Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Ring and the Book (V, 296)

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There shall never be one lost good! What was shall live as before; The evil is null, is nought, is silence implying sound; What was good shall be good, with, for evil, so much good more; On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.

Goodness Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Abt Vogler (IX)

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Her voice changed like a bird's: There grew more of the music, and less of the words.

Voice Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Flight of the Duchess (st. 15)

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God's in His Heaven-- All's right with the world!

Proverbs Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Pippa Passes (pt. I)

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What? Was man made a wheel-work to wind up, And be discharged, and straight wound up anew? No! grown, his growth lasts; taught, he ne'er forgets; May learn a thousand things, not twice the same.

Growth Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: A Death in the Desert (l. 447)

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'Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do.

Deeds Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Saul (XVIII)

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One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, Never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to flight better, Sleep to wake.

Courage Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Epilogue--Asolando

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Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?

Heaven Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Andrea del Sarto (l. 97)

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Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?

Man Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Andrea del Sarto (l. 97)

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It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce: It's fitter being sane than mad. My own hope is, a sun will pierce The thickest cloud earth ever stretched; That, after Last, returns the First, Though a wide compass round be fetched; That what began best, can't end worst, Nor what God blessed once, prove accurst.

Comparisons Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Apparent Failure (VII)

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But how carve way i' the life that lies before, If bent on groaning ever for the past?

Past Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Balaustion's Adventure

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There's a woman like a dew-drop, She's so purer than the purest.

Chastity Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: A Blot in the 'Scutcheon (act I, sc. 3)

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Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.

Poverty Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: By the Fireside (st. 39)

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God's justice, tardy though it prove perchance, Rests never on the track until it reach Delinquency.

Justice Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Ceuciaja

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Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Justice Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Ceuciaja

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For the preacher's merit or demerit, It were to be wished that the flaws were fewer In the earthen vessel, holding treasure, But the main thing is, does it hold good measure Heaven soon sets right all other matters!

Preaching Quotes, by Robert Browning , Source: Christmas Eve (canto XXII)

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