In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise of fools - that's vanity
Quote by Robert Browning
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break,...
What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what...
On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.
Therefore I summon age To grant youth's heritage.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
Oh, to be in England now that April's there.
What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?
Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure.
But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the...
For life, with all its yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear, -...
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he...
Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do!
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, For...
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew
The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that...
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of...
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.