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Robert Browning Quotes

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The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!

There are those who believe something, and therefore will tolerate nothing; and on the other hand, those who tolerate everything, because they believe nothing.

There are times when patience proves at fault.

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

Truth is truth howe'er it strike.

Truth never hurts the teller.

We loved, sir - used to meet: how sad and bad and mad it was - but the, how it was sweet!

What most moved him was a certain meal on beans.

What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?

What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.

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.

When a man's busy, leisure strikes him as a wonderful pleasure; and at leisure once is he? Straightway he wants to be busy.

When pain ends, gain ends too.

When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something.
[Self Control]

White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.

Who knows most, doubts most; entertaining hope means recognizing fear.

You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls.

Your children are not dead. They are just waiting until the world deserves them.

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