Robert Browning

English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)

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Grow old along with me The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made Our times are in his hand who saith, A whole I planned, Youth shows but half trust God See all, nor be afraid
Grow old along with me the best is yet to be.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do.
I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists.
Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
Ignorance is not innocence, but sin.
Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!
Motherhood All love begins and ends there.
My business is not to remake myself, But make the absolute best of what God made.
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
My sun sets to rise again.
Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!
So free we seem, so fettered we are!
Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.
To do good thing in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning to your life.
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.
What's the earth With all its art, verse, music, worth - Compared with love, found, gained, and kept
Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.
Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph
Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?

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