Robert Browning Quotes

- Notable Robert Browning Quotes Index -

Born: May 7, 1812, London, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Venice, Italy, December 12, 1889
Occupation: Author

1.
A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.
- Robert Browning

2.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
- Robert Browning

3.
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
- Robert Browning

4.
Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.
- Robert Browning

5.
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
- Robert Browning

6.
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.
- Robert Browning

7.
God is the perfect poet.
- Robert Browning

8.
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
- Robert Browning

9.
I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.
- Robert Browning

10.
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
- Robert Browning

11.
If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.
- Robert Browning

12.
It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.
- Robert Browning

13.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
- Robert Browning

14.
Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity These are its sign and note and character.
- Robert Browning

15.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
- Robert Browning

16.
So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by thee.
- Robert Browning

17.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
- Robert Browning

18.
The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.
- Robert Browning

19.
Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.
- Robert Browning

20.
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
- Robert Browning

21.
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.
- Robert Browning

22.
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.
- Robert Browning

23.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
- Robert Browning

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