Quotes by Robert Browning
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for?
Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
Faultless to a fault.
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.
Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture!
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!
Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?