Tis not what man Does which exalts him, but what man Would do!
Quote by Robert Browning
Robert Browning Quotes
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave...
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
For life, with all its yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear, -...
If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God...
When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.
But facts are facts and flinch not
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good Compensate bad in man, absolve him so:...
But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the...
Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.
Grow old along with me the best is yet to be.
This is our master, famous, calm, and dead, Borne on our shoulders.
One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break,...
Therefore I summon age To grant youth's heritage.
Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an...
Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious...
I have written three books on the soul, Proving absurd all written hitherto, And putting...
Only when the war propaganda of the victors is entered into the history books of...
Books cannot always please, however good; Minds are not ever craving for their food.