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
I have written three books on the soul, Proving absurd all written hitherto, And putting...
The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch...
Love is energy of life.
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
Faultless to a fault.
Therefore I summon age To grant youth's heritage.
Ignorance is not innocence but sin
Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain
Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do!
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook...
There is no truer truth obtainable by man than comes of music.
How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart...
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew
When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
God is seen God In the star, in the stone, in the flesh, in the...
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than...
And gain is gain, however small
Biggest profits mean gravest risks.
Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all sources