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.
Quote by Robert Browning
Robert Browning Quotes
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious...
Love is energy of life.
On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave...
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so:...
For life, with all its yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear, -...
Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.
The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch...
I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
I have dared and done, for my resting-place is found, The C major of this...
God is the perfect poet.
But facts are facts and flinch not
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he...
Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain
If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God...
My sun sets to rise again.
You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never...
How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart...