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  1. Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.


  2. And gain is gain, however small.


  3. My sun sets to rise again.


  4. Truth never hurts the teller.




  5. Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.


  6. Grow old along with me!The best is yet to be,The last of life, for which the first was made:Our times are in his hand Who saith,


  7. Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.


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


  9. Less is more.


  10. What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.


  11. Love is energy of life.


  12. So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee.


  13. Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.


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

    • ambition

  15. Ignorance is not innocence, but sin.


  16. God is the perfect poet.


  17. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.


  18. When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.


  19. White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.


  20. So free we seem, so fettered we are!


  21. I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.


  22. No, when the fight begins within himself, A man's worth something.


  23. Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.


  24. A minute's success pays the failure of years.


  25. Good strong thick stupefying incense-smoke!


  26. What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?


  27. Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

    • love

  28. What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.


  29. Faultless to a fault.


  30. 'Tis not what man does which exalts him, but what man Would do!

    • ambition


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What are the best life quotes by Robert Browning?


    Love is energy of life.

    • energy

    White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.

    • absolve

    I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.


    How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!


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


    The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!

    • life

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What are the best love quotes by Robert Browning?


    Grow old along with me!The best is yet to be,The last of life, for which the first was made:Our times are in his hand Who saith,

    • love

    Love is energy of life.

    • energy

    So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee.

    • valentines

    Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

    • love

    Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!

    • love

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


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What are the best truth quotes by Robert Browning?


    Truth never hurts the teller.

    • truth

    Truth lies within ourselves: it takes no rise from outward things, whatever you may believe. There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness and to Know rather consists in opening out a way whence the imprisoned splendor may escape than in effecting entry for light supposed to be without.

    • truth

    There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness;....and, to know, rather consists in opening out a way where the imprisoned splendor may escape, then in effecting entry for a light supposed to be without.


    It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.


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What are the best heaven quotes by Robert Browning?


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

    • exceed

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

    • exceed

    Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.

    • art

    On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.


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    Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

    • love

    Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.

    • religion

    Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.

    • art

    On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.

    • broken

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Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.


How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!

  • employ

O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.


Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!

  • love



The year

  • seasons

Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!


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

  • exceed

I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.

  • life

Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.


That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture!


Make no more giants, God!But elevate the race at once!


Our aspirations are our possibilities.


Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?

  • alone

The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!


Go practice if you please with men and women: leave a child alone for Christ's particular love's sake!


No sketches first, no studies, that

  • art

Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.

  • religion

One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph,


I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.


It's like those eerie stories nurses tell,Of how some actor on a stage played Death,With pasteboard crown, sham orb and tinselled dart,And called himself the monarch of the world;Then, going in the tire-room afterward,Because the play was done, to shift himself,Got touched upon the sleeve familiarly,The moment he had shut the closet door,By Death himself. Thus God might touch a PopeAt unawares, ask what his baubles mean,And whose part he presumed to play just now.Best be yourself, imperial, plain and true!


The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!

  • life

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


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 fight better, sleep to wake.


The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.


Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.


Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.


Only I discern Infinite passion, and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn.


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

  • faith

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


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

  • bent

There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness;....and, to know, rather consists in opening out a way where the imprisoned splendor may escape, then in effecting entry for a light supposed to be without.

  • fullness

Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.

  • art

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.


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


Oh, to be in England now that April's there.


You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls.


Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed As, God be thanked! I do not.


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


If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.


Stung by the splendour of a sudden thought.


But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again.


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


Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master and make crouch beneath his foot, And so be pedestaled in triumph?


It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.

  • art

On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.

  • broken

A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.

  • age

Truth lies within ourselves: it takes no rise from outward things, whatever you may believe. There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness and to Know rather consists in opening out a way whence the imprisoned splendor may escape than in effecting entry for light supposed to be without.

  • truth

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