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Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: First time he kissed me, he but only kissed The fingers of this hand wherewith I write; And, ever since, it grew more clean and white. First time he kissed me, he but only kissed The fingers of this hand wherewith I write; And, ever since, it grew more clean and white.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: He lives most life whoever breathes most air. He lives most life whoever breathes most air.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Every wish Is like a prayerwith God. Every wish Is like a prayer
with God.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: I work with patience, which is almost power. I work with patience, which is almost power.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Many a fervid man writes books as cold and flat as graveyard stones. Many a fervid man writes books as cold and flat as graveyard stones.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Life treads on life, and heart on heart; We press too close in church and mart To keep a dream or grave apart. Life treads on life, and heart on heart; We press too close in church and mart To keep a dream or grave apart.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath! But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Love that endures, from life that disappears! Love that endures, from life that disappears!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: We overstate the ills of life, and take Imagination ... down our earth to rake ... We overstate the ills of life, and take Imagination ... down our earth to rake ...
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Why, what is to live? Not to eat and drink and breathe, - but to feel the life in you down all the fibres of being, passionately and joyfully. Why, what is to live? Not to eat and drink and breathe, - but to feel the life in you down all the fibres of being, passionately and joyfully.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The world of books is still the world. The world of books is still the world.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: And there my little doves did sit With feathers softly brown And glittering eyes that showed their right To general Nature's deep delight. And there my little doves did sit With feathers softly brown And glittering eyes that showed their right To general Nature's deep delight.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: ...But the child's sob in silence curses deeper / Than the strong man in his wrath. ...But the child's sob in silence curses deeper / Than the strong man in his wrath.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Witch, scholar, poet, dreamer, and the rest... Witch, scholar, poet, dreamer, and the rest...
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Like to write? Of course, of course I do. I seem to live while I write - it is life, for me. Like to write? Of course, of course I do. I seem to live while I write - it is life, for me.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Or from Browning some "Pomegranate," which if cut deep down the middle Shows a heart within blood-tinctured, of a veined humanity. Or from Browning some "Pomegranate," which if cut deep down the middle Shows a heart within blood-tinctured, of a veined humanity.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: In your patience ye are strong. In your patience ye are strong.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The little cares that fretted me, I lost them yesterday Among the fields above the sea, Among the winds at play. The little cares that fretted me, I lost them yesterday Among the fields above the sea, Among the winds at play.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Behold me! I am worthyOf thy loving, for I love thee! Behold me! I am worthy
Of thy loving, for I love thee!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: We can't separate our humanity from our poetry ... We can't separate our humanity from our poetry ...
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Capacity for joy Admits temptation. Capacity for joy Admits temptation.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand. Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it. God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: I wish I were the lily's leaf To fade upon that bosom warm, Content to wither, pale and brief, The trophy of thy paler form. I wish I were the lily's leaf To fade upon that bosom warm, Content to wither, pale and brief, The trophy of thy paler form.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Let us be content to work To do the things we can, and not presume To fret because it's little. Let us be content to work To do the things we can, and not presume To fret because it's little.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Utterance is the evidence of foregone study. Utterance is the evidence of foregone study.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: I am one who could have forgotten the plague, listening to Boccaccio's stories; and I am not ashamed of it. I am one who could have forgotten the plague, listening to Boccaccio's stories; and I am not ashamed of it.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Never say No when the world says Aye Never say No when the world says Aye
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: My patience has dreadful chilblains from standing so long on a monument. My patience has dreadful chilblains from standing so long on a monument.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: And I smiled to think God's greatness flowed around our incompleteness; Round our restlessness, His rest. And I smiled to think God's greatness flowed around our incompleteness; Round our restlessness, His rest.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Italy/Is one thing, England one. Italy/Is one thing, England one.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The plague of gold strikes far and near. The plague of gold strikes far and near.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Love doesn't make the world go round, Love is what makes the ride worthwhile! Love doesn't make the world go round, Love is what makes the ride worthwhile!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: I heard an angel speak last night/And he said, "Write!" I heard an angel speak last night/And he said, "Write!"
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I'm with you kid. Let's go. Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I'm with you kid. Let's go.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: For tis not in mere death that men die most. For tis not in mere death that men die most.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Thou large-brain'd woman and large-hearted man. Thou large-brain'd woman and large-hearted man.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Gaze up at the stars knowing that I see the same sky and wish the same sweet dreams. Gaze up at the stars knowing that I see the same sky and wish the same sweet dreams.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Free men freely work: Whoever fears God, fears to sit at ease. Free men freely work: Whoever fears God, fears to sit at ease.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Much of the possibility of being cheerful comes from the faculty of throwing oneself beyond oneself ... Much of the possibility of being cheerful comes from the faculty of throwing oneself beyond oneself ...
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The wisest word man reaches is the humblest he can speak. The wisest word man reaches is the humblest he can speak.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: And yet, because I love thee, I obtainFrom that same love this vindicating grace,To live on still in love, and yet in vain And yet, because I love thee, I obtain
From that same love this vindicating grace,
To live on still in love, and yet in vain
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The flower-girl's prayer to buy roses and pinks, held out in the smoke, like stars by day. The flower-girl's prayer to buy roses and pinks, held out in the smoke, like stars by day.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you in the idea of you my whole life long. You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you in the idea of you my whole life long.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction. At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Knowledge by suffering entereth,And life is perfected by death. Knowledge by suffering entereth,
And life is perfected by death.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: I have done most of my talking by post of late yearsas people shut up in dungeons take up with scrawling mottoes on the walls. I have done most of my talking by post of late years
as people shut up in dungeons take up with scrawling mottoes on the walls.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Foolishness and criticism are so apt, do so naturally go together! Foolishness and criticism are so apt, do so naturally go together!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Don't get me wrong-painting's all right. But now that we have photography, what's the point? Don't get me wrong-painting's all right. But now that we have photography, what's the point?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Say over again, and yet once over again,That thou dost love me ... -tollThe silver iterance! Say over again, and yet once over again,
That thou dost love me ... -toll
The silver iterance!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: World's use is cold, world's love is vain, world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain. World's use is cold, world's love is vain, world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: God Himself is the best Poet, And the Real is His song. God Himself is the best Poet, And the Real is His song.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The devil's most devilish when respectable. The devil's most devilish when respectable.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Beloved, let us live so well our work shall still be better for our love, and still our love be sweeter for our work. Beloved, let us live so well our work shall still be better for our love, and still our love be sweeter for our work.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Yes, I answered you last night; No, this morning, sir, I say: Colors seen by candle-light Will not look the same by day. Yes, I answered you last night; No, this morning, sir, I say: Colors seen by candle-light Will not look the same by day.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Most illogical Irrational nature of our womanhood, That blushes one way, feels another way, And prays, perhaps another! Most illogical Irrational nature of our womanhood, That blushes one way, feels another way, And prays, perhaps another!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Too much beauty, I reckon, is nothing but too much sun. Too much beauty, I reckon, is nothing but too much sun.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: If I leave all for thee, wilt thou exchangeAnd be all to me? If I leave all for thee, wilt thou exchange
And be all to me?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: For frequent tears have run; The colours from my life. For frequent tears have run; The colours from my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Wall must get the weather stain Before they grow the ivy. Wall must get the weather stain Before they grow the ivy.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done. Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Earth's crammed with Heaven. Earth's crammed with Heaven.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The least flower, with brimming cup, may stand and share its dew drop with another near. The least flower, with brimming cup, may stand and share its dew drop with another near.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The large white owl that with eye is blind, That hath sate for years in the old tree hollow, Is carried away in a gust of wind. The large white owl that with eye is blind, That hath sate for years in the old tree hollow, Is carried away in a gust of wind.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: There are nettles everywhere, but smooth, green grasses are more common still; the blue of heaven is larger than the cloud. There are nettles everywhere, but smooth, green grasses are more common still; the blue of heaven is larger than the cloud.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Eyes of gentianellas azure, Staring, winking at the skies. Eyes of gentianellas azure,
Staring, winking at the skies.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Definition of Love: A score of zero in tennis. I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears of all my life. Definition of Love: A score of zero in tennis. I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears of all my life.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Books are men of higher stature ... Books are men of higher stature ...
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: A woman is always younger than a man at equal years. A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: It was not the apple on the tree but the pair on the ground that caused the trouble in the garden of Eden. It was not the apple on the tree but the pair on the ground that caused the trouble in the garden of Eden.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Thou comest! all is said without a word. Thou comest! all is said without a word.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: And each man stands with his face in the light. Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can. And each man stands with his face in the light. Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The exchange of sympathy for gratitude is the most princely thing! The exchange of sympathy for gratitude is the most princely thing!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Since when was genius found respectable? Since when was genius found respectable?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: And Chaucer, with his infantine Familiar clasp of things divine. And Chaucer, with his infantine Familiar clasp of things divine.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: You smell a rose through a fence: If two should smell it, what matter? You smell a rose through a fence: If two should smell it, what matter?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears. His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: O pusillanimous Heart, be comforted And, like a cheerful traveller, take the road Singing beside the hedge. O pusillanimous Heart, be comforted
And, like a cheerful traveller, take the road
Singing beside the hedge.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Do ye hear the children weeping, O my brothers? Do ye hear the children weeping, O my brothers?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Nor myrtlewhich means chiefly love: and loveIs something awful which one dare not touchSo early o' mornings. Nor myrtle
which means chiefly love: and love
Is something awful which one dare not touch
So early o' mornings.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Did you think of that? Who burns his viol will not dance, I know. To cymbals, Romney. Did you think of that? Who burns his viol will not dance, I know. To cymbals, Romney.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness. The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: Some people always sigh in thanking God. Some people always sigh in thanking God.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: And is it not the chief good of money, the being free from the need of thinking of it? And is it not the chief good of money, the being free from the need of thinking of it?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quotes: With what cracked pitchers go we to deep wells In this world! With what cracked pitchers go we to deep wells In this world!