All we have gained then by our unbelief Is a life of doubt diversified by faith, For one of faith diversified by doubt: We called the chess-board white, - we call it black
Quote by Robert Browning
For life, with all its yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear, -...
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave...
You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never...
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?
So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by...
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
God is the perfect poet.
But facts are facts and flinch not
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant...
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so:...
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain
I have written three books on the soul, Proving absurd all written hitherto, And putting...
Therefore I summon age To grant youth's heritage.
In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an...
Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in...
The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of...
And among His Signs Is the creation of the heavens And the earth, and the...
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.