"Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity These are its sign and note and character."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Robert Browning on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Robert Browning on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Robert Browning on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Robert Browning on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Robert Browning on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"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."