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Robert Browning Quotes

Poet & Playwright
Born On
1812-05-07
Died On
1889-12-12
Birth Place
Camberwell
Death Place
Venice
Birth Sign
taurus
Father
Robert Browning
Mother
Sarah Anna Wiedemann
Spouse
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (m. 1846–1861)
Nationality
British
Education
University College London, University of London
Writers, Poets

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

Robert Browning

Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

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

Robert Browning

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

Robert Browning

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

A minute's success pays the failure of years.

Robert Browning

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

Robert Browning

Take away love, and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

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

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

Robert Browning

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

Robert Browning

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.

Robert Browning

God is the perfect poet, Who in his person acts his own creations.

Robert Browning

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

Robert Browning

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