One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake.
Quote by Robert Browning
Robert Browning Quotes
In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an...
But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the...
What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?
This is our master, famous, calm, and dead, Borne on our shoulders.
Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do!
Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.
So, fall asleep love, loved by me... for I know love, I am loved by...
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so:...
The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch...
Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain
I have dared and done, for my resting-place is found, The C major of this...
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Therefore I summon age To grant youth's heritage.
Ignorance is not innocence but sin
Oh, to be in England now that April's there.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he...