Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

What monster have we here? A great Deed at this hour of day? A great just deed -- and not for pay? Absurd -- or insincere?More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
This race is never grateful: from the first, One fills their cup at supper with pure wine, Which back they give at cross-time on a sponge, In bitter vinegar.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Since when was genius found respectable?More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who so loves believes the impossible.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men get opinions as boys learn to spell by reiteration chiefly.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Women know the way to rear up children (to be just). They know a simple, merry, tender knack of tying sashes, fitting baby-shoes, and stringing pretty words that make no sense. And kissing full sense into empty words.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers and thrust the thing we have prayed for in our face, like a gauntlet with a gift in it.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The man, most man, works best for men: and, if most man indeed, he gets his manhood plainest from his soul.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
And lips say God be pitiful, who never said, God be praised.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is art but life upon the larger scale, the higher. When, graduating up in a spiral line of still expanding and ascending gyres, it pushes toward the intense significance of all things, hungry for the infinite?More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Books succeed, and lives fail.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He, in his developed manhood, stood, a little sunburn by the glare of life.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Eve is a twofold mystery.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whoso loves Believes the impossible.More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If thou must love me, let it be for nought<More Elizabeth Barrett Browning [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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