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Yes," I answered you last night;"No," this morning, sir, I say.Colours seen by candlelightWill not look the same by day.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Alas, I have grieved so I am hard to love.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Plus Sonnets from the Porte-Cochere by S. H. Bass

Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Greeks said grandly in their tragic phrase, 'Let no one be called happy till his death;' to which I would add, 'Let no one, till his death, be called unhappy.'

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I am one who could have forgotten the plague, listening to Boccaccio's stories; and I am not ashamed of it.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning, The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barret Barrett 1845-1846 Vol I

If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

My patience has dreadful chilblains from standing so long on a monument.

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 1836-1854

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

- 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

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.