Elizabeth Barrett Browning Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old elizabeth barrett browning quotes, elizabeth barrett browning sayings, and elizabeth barrett browning proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God; And only he who sees takes off his shoes; The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Eyes of gentianellas azure, Staring, winking at the skies.     

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I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Light tomorrow with today.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You were made perfectly to be loved – and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Gaze up at the stars knowing that I see the same sky and wish the same sweet dreams.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

He lives most life whoever breathes most air.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in 't.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.     

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

Amazing how we can light tomorrow with today.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The exchange of sympathy for gratitude is the most princely thing!     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Devil's most devilish when respectable.     

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Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished.     

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I wish I were the lily's leaf To fade upon that bosom warm, Content to wither, pale and brief, The trophy of thy paler form.     

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hurt a fly! He would not for the world: he's pitiful to flies even. Sing, says he, and tease me still, if that's your way, poor insect.     

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.      

Elizabeth Barrett Browning