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. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose / With my lost saints, I love thee with the breath, / Smiles, tears, of all of my life! and, if God / choose / I shall but love thee better after death. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Yet, love, mere love, is beautiful indeed / And worthy of acceptation / Fire is bright, / Let temple burn, or flax / an equal light / Leaps in the flame from cedar-plank or weed. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I love thee—in thy sight / I stand transfigured, glorified aright / With conscience of the new rays that proceed Out of my face toward thine. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. / I love thee to the depth and breadth and height / My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight / For the ends of Being and ideal Grace... / I love thee with the breath, / Smiles, tears, of all my life!— and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The ocean-eagle soared / From his nest by the white wave's foam, / And the rocking pines of the forest roared — / This was their welcome home! Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Only I discern / Infinite passion, and the pain / of finite hearts that yearn. Elizabeth Barrett Browning