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Robert Browning Quotes

(1812-1889), British Poet

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made.

Category: Age And Aging

Grow old with me the best is yet to come.

Category: Age And Aging

What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.

Category: Age And Aging

What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me.

Category: Ambition

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?

Category: Ambition

Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.

Category: Ambition

'Tis not what man does which exalts him, but what man Would do!

Category: Ambition

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.

Category: Autumn

Good strong thick stupefying incense-smoke!

Category: Catholicism

One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph,

Category: Courage

Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.

Category: Curiosity

I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.

Category: Defeat

O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.

Category: Desire

There's a new tribunal now higher than God's --The educated man s!

Category: Education

Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!

Category: Effort