Quotes by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime. Born in County Durham, the eldest of 12 children, Elizabeth Barrett wrote poetry from the age of eleven. Her mother's collection of her poems forms one of the largest extant collections of juvenilia by any English writer.

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Since when was genius found respectable?

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Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished.

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An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.

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

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God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

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