Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

Two human loves make one divine.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Named softly as the household name of one whom God had taken.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Since when was genius found respectable?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Men get opinions as boys learn to spell, By reiteration chiefly.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless; That only men incredulous of despair, half-taught in anguish, through the midnight air beat upward to god's throne in loud access of shrieking and reproach

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

An ignorance of means may minister To greatness, but an ignorance of aims Make it impossible to be great at all.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If thou must love me, let it be for nought Except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile . . . her look . . . her way Of speaking gently . . . for a trick of thought That falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought A sense of pleasant ease on such a day- For these things in themselves, Beloved, may be changed, or change for thee- and love so wrought, May be unwrought so.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

Every wish Is like a prayer--with God.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The face, which, duly as the sun, Rose up for me with life begun, To mark all bright hours of the day With hourly love, is dimmed away And yet my days go on, go on.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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