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Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

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The child's heart curseth deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath.

The devil's most devilish when respectable.

The Greeks said grandly in their tragic phrase, 'Let no one be called happy till his death;' to which I would add, 'Let no one, till his death, be called unhappy.'

The year's at the Spring And day's at the morn; Morning's at seven; The hillside's dew-pearled; The lark's on the wing; The snail's on the thorn: God's in his Heaven - All's right with the world!

True knowledge comes only through suffering.

Until they are of the age to use the brain.

What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes.

What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?

Who so loves, believes the impossible.

World's use is cold, world's love is vain, world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

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