Quotes by Robert Browning

A minute's success pays the failure of years.
– Robert Browning
Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
– Robert Browning
And gain is gain, however small.
– Robert Browning
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
– Robert Browning
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
– Robert Browning
Faultless to a fault.
– Robert Browning
Go practice if you please with men and women: leave a child alone for Christ's particular love's sake!
– Robert Browning
God is the perfect poet.
– Robert Browning
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
– Robert Browning
How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!
– Robert Browning
I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.
– Robert Browning
If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.
– Robert Browning
Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!
– Robert Browning
Kiss me as if you made believe You were not sure this eve, How my face, your flower, had pursed It's petals up.
– Robert Browning
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
– Robert Browning
Love is energy of life.
– Robert Browning
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
– Robert Browning
My sun sets to rise again.
– Robert Browning
Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!
– Robert Browning
O lyric Love, half-angel and half-bird and all a wonder and a wild desire.
– Robert Browning