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Robert Browning

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It's dramatic monologues, almost like Robert Browning.
JOSEPH GRAVES
Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character
ROBERT BROWNING
Ideas, ideas, backward and forward. His influence is layers and layers of spirit.
DIZZY GILLESPIE
We read Robert Browning's poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems thems...
CARL SANDBURG
If I see an ending, I can work backward.
ARTHUR MILLER
And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope.
ROBERT FROST
An idea ran backward and forward in his head like a blind man, knocking over the solid furniture.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
We take one step forward with teacher recruitment, and two steps backward.
KATHERINE JOYCE
You can't look forward and backward at the same time.
COLEMAN YOUNG
A being afire with life cannot foresee death; in fact, by each of his deeds he denies that death exi...
MARGUERITE YOURCENAR
He who moves not forward goes backward! A capital saying!
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
He who moves not forward, goes backward
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
He who moves not forward, goes backward.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
You can't look forward and backward at the same time.
COLEMAN YOUNG
No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a s...
AMAR GOPAL BOSE
A man who is looking backward all the time cannot move forward, he will be standing still
SUNDAY ADELAJA
Few tips,
Don't Stop, don't look backward, what has happen has already happen and try again.
DEYTH BANGER
Far from looking backward we're going to be looking forward.
TOM SHANNON
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
Like the watermen who advance forward while they look backward.
MICHAEL EYQUEN DE MONTAIGNE
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.
JESSE JACKSON
Over the field rang his clear voice calling: ‘Death! Ride, ride to ruin and the world’s ending!
J.R.R. TOLKIEN
Earnings warnings are backward looking; economic data are forward looking. People want to look forwa...
DAVID BEARD
His movie is called 'Planet Terror,' and mine is called 'Death Proof,' ... Mine is sort of a slasher...
QUENTIN TARANTINO
I cannot call it a major step forward, but I can say it was a step forward, rather than backward.
HIROFUMI KUGITA
Phaedra of Alonso’s death was a never-ending pain that gnawed at his insides. It made him a prison...
MELINA MARCHETTA
Throwing young men out of work, throwing people into poverty and ending business life don't promote ...
CHRIS PATTEN
All Life death does end and each day dies with sleep
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS
All Life death does end and each day dies with sleep
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS
It sounds really good. There's singles, pairs and then a team match against all the European teams B...
TIM NASH
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I don't want to take one step forward and two steps backward.
CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR
We all have same beginning (BIRTH), and we will have same ending (DEATH). So how different can we be...
MITCH ALBOM
Love is motion Potter love is forward movement but you said yourself the memory reel backward it's a...
KYLE BEACHY
Everybody else was about a house museum and backward-looking things. Phil was talking about Wright's...
GERALD MOROSCO
We didn't go backward and maybe we even went a little bit forward in the 2003 and 2005 legislative s...
BARRY SMITH
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
CHARLOTTE BRONTE
We have to learn from this, and we have to keep looking forward, not backward.
JENNY PFEIFFER
We have to learn from this, and we have to keep looking forward, not backward.
JENNY PFEIFFER
I don't want to take one step forward and two steps backward.
CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR
By the side of the everlasting Why there is a Yes--a transitory Yes if you like, but a Yes.
E.M. FORSTER
He's just inconsistent with his rhythm and his mechanics. He's good enough to be there if he's throw...
DAVE ROWELL
There is no way forward without ending the occupation.
JEAN PARKER
When you think well of others, cheerful with everyone, find the good in all there is, you are direct...
SISI MODISE
He is a teenager, after all-a strange agent with holes in his jeans, studs in his ear, a tail down h...
ELLEN KARSH
They cover for each other if one makes a mistake, ... Karen knows every song he's going to sing back...
DON FRASER
When you think well of others, cheerful with everyone, find the good in all there is, you are direct...
SISI MODISE
He is a teenager, after all-a strange agent with holes in his jeans, studs in his ear, a tail down h...
ELLEN KARSH
Remember though, your best weapon is between your ears and under your scalp -provided it's loaded.
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
Robert believes in our system of justice, and he looks forward to his day in court. He's confident t...
ALLAN MAYER
And, in a funny way, each death is different and you mourn each death differently and each death bri...
NIGELLA LAWSON
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
WINSTON CHURCHILL
I won't let our great state move backward, not when we can keep Alabama moving forward,
BOB RILEY
We are the archers with the bows that spring our children forward. Life does not go backward, nor do...
DAVID PAUL KIRKPATRICK
Perhaps we know each other in the future and you’re only remembering backward.
MARISSA MEYER
When they got there, they noticed (Antone) was inside his apartment and was stabbing something with ...
DETECTIVE SAM BAILEY
Tom Hanks is a good friend and I'm looking forward to seeing him playing the hero scientist Robert L...
DONNY OSMOND
Hiring a woman in place of a man is not a step forward. It is a step backward.
APURVA GAGLANI
Tony had that problem with throwing his bat,
HARMON KILLEBREW
He took a shot that shoved his kneecap backward.
TIM FLOYD
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
When you go two steps forward to criticize someone your going four steps backward from God
JOSEPH BOAZ
The best anthology is the one each reader compiles, personally, according to his or her judgment, pl...
ROBERT PINSKY
Were all these entities failing when Dena Schlosser walked into the kitchen, bypassed the small knif...
BILL DOBIYANSKI
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
I won't let our great state move backward, not when we can keep Alabama moving forward,
BOB RILEY
At that time, Robert comes back in, and Robert is standing in front of me, and he wants his money.
EDWARD KARABACK
Life is an escalator: You can move forward or backward; you can not remain still.
PATRICIA RUSSELL-MCCLOUD
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
EDMUND BURKE
There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!
EDGAR CAYCE
We're talking to him about his contact with Robert Stevens, his mail distribution procedures, his da...
JUDY ORIHUELA
He took a shot that shoved his kneecap backward.
TIM FLOYD
Mr Watson lurched forward towards the knife. He walked into it.
DAVID AUBREY
Anything designed to be inoffensive isn't worth your time -- life itself is pretty offensive, ending...
HOLLY LISLE
He can give little to his servant, that lickes his knife. [He can give little to his servant that ...
GEORGE HERBERT
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
WINSTON CHURCHILL
People will not look forward to posterity who will not look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
WINSTON CHURCHILL
Stories about lives remembered bring us backward while allowing us to move forward.
NINA SANKOVITCH
Life can only be understood looking backward. It must be lived forward.
ERIC ROTH
If I was drowning you would part the sea
And risk your own life to rescue me . . .
JAMIE MCGUIRE
(The teen) really wants to be with his dad. A happy ending.
LOUELLA RICHEY
Without his rod revers'd, And backward mutters of dissevering power.
JOHN MILTON
There could be few men whose love for a woman had been written on his face with a knife.
CORNELIA FUNKE
Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
CHARLES SIMMONS
Killed by a man with a switch blade knife, for 43 dollars my friend lost his life.
HANK WILLIAMS JR.
He smiled and bent forward, a hand on each knee, his truculence gleaming through his smile like a st...
PAULA FOX
Most people I know live their lives moving in a constant forward direction, the whole time looking b...
CHARLES YU
Death doesn't frighten me; now I can think peacefully of ending a long life.
JEANNE CALMENT
He was throwing where he was supposed to be throwing and making his pitches.
DAVE MOATES
We never really realized how big we were and we kind of knew it wouldn't last. We went from playing ...
DUANE PROPES
Its better to get Cut & Split apart ones in all by Knife THAN Being in a fake Relation & Loosing a P...
ASHISH SOPHAT
Robert Morley is a legend in his own lunchtime.
REX HARRISON
The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom...
STEPHEN GARDINER
That guy pitched a great game. He was on all night, throwing all his pitches for strikes.
DERIN MCMAINS
And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.
BIBLE
Daily affirmation:Every blessed day my life is advancing forward,today inclusive,hence forward ever ...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)

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So munch on, crunch on, take your nuncheon, / Breakfast, supper, dinner, luncheon!
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The year's at the spring / And day's at the morn; / Morning's at seven; / The hillside's dew-pearled...
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In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise...
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Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.
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Good, to forgive; Best to forget.
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This is a spray the Bird clung to.
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In the great right of an excessive wrong.
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Peopled at once.
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With pas...
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It's a long time between drinks.
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My star, God's glowworm.
ROBERT BROWNING
What? Was man made a wheel-work to wind up, And be discharged, and straight wound up anew? No...
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Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
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Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.
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Hand Grasps at hand, eye lights eye in good friendship, And great hearts expand And grow...
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Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
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The year's at the spring / And day's at the morn; / Morning's at seven; / The hillside's dew-pearled...
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In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise...
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Outside are the storms and strangers: We - Oh, close, safe and warm sleep I and she, I - and she
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Our guards really worked hard this summer on their shooting. You can't rely on your shooting all the...
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Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed, As God be thanked! I...
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Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made.
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I watched my foolish heart expand / In the lazy glow of benevolence, / O'er the various modes of man...
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Without love, our earth is a tomb
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Best be yourself, imperial, plain, and true.
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When a man's busy, why leisure Strikes him as wonderful pleasure: Faith, and at leisure once is he? ...
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With shrieking and squeaking / In fifty different sharps and flats.
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I heard a sound as of scraping tripe, / And putting apples wondrous ripe, / Into a cider- press's gr...
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But facts are facts and flinch not
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If two lives join, there is oft a scar, / They are one and one, with a shadowy third; / One near one...
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As for the grass, it grew as scant as hair / In leprosy.
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O world as God has made it! All is beauty.
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He who did most, shall bear most; the strongest shall stand the most weak.
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Boston's a hole, the herring-pond is wide.
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Reads verse and thinks she understands.
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And let them pass, as they will too soon, / With the bean-flowers' boon, / And the blackbird's tune,...
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