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Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quotes

The man, most man, works best for men: and, if most man indeed, he gets his manhood plainest from his soul.
— Elizabeth Barrett Browning —

Love me sweet
With all thou art
Feeling, thinking, seeing;
Love me in the Lightest part,
Love me in full Being.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Learn to win a lady's faith
Nobly, as the thing is high;
Bravely as for life and death -
With a loyal gravity.
Lead her from the festive boards,
Point her to the starry skies,
Guard her, by your truthful words,
Pure from courtship's flatteries.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Silence is the best response to a fool ...

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Life, struck sharp on death, Makes awful lightning.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The critics could never mortify me out of heart - because I love poetry for its own sake, - and, tho' with no stoicism and some ambition, care more for my poems than for my poetic reputation.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

With what cracked pitchers go we to deep wells In this world!

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When the dust of death has choked a great man's voice, the common words he said turn oracles, the common thoughts he yoked like horses draw like griffins.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When God helps all the workers for His world,
The singers shall have help of Him, not last.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A woman's pity sometimes makes her mad.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

My sun sets to raise again.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Books succeed; and lives fail.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A man may love a woman perfectly, and yet by no means ignorantly maintain a thousand women have not larger eyes. Enough that she alone has looked at him with eyes that, large or small, have won his soul.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

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