"God is the perfect poet."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Robert Browning on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Robert Browning on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Robert Browning on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Robert Browning on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Robert Browning on Robert Frost
"What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold."
"What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew."
"A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with."
"Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?"
"Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be."