"Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Robert Browning on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Robert Browning on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Robert Browning on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Robert Browning on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Robert Browning on Ray Charles
"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."