Robert Browning

Literary Birthday – 7 May – Robert Browning

Robert Browning was born 7 May 1812, and died 12 December 1889.

Robert Browning Quotes

  1. Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
  2. Love, hope, fear, faith—these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
  3. Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
  4. I was made and meant to look for you and wait for you and become yours forever.
  5. A man’s reach must exceed his grasp; Or what’s a Heaven for?
  6. Love is the energy of life.
  7. A minute’s success pays the failure of years.

Robert Browning was one of the most famous and respected Victorian poets. He married the poet, Elizabeth Barrett. His poetry can be read in his Selected Poems.

Source for Image

Herbert Rose Barraud (1845 – ca.1896), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

 by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 7th May 2013