Robert Browning was a 19th century poet and playwright. His proficiency in dramatic monologue made him one of the most celebrated Victorian poets. He was able to read and write by the age of 5, and composed an entire set of poems when he was 12. His first publication was ‘Pauline’, a series of poems that were criticized for containing a lot of personal information. Owing to the criticism of ‘Pauline’, he vowed to never include personal information in his writings. His book 'Men and Women' talked the relationship between him and the love of his life, Elizabeth. Browning wrote and published dramatic monologues that revolved around ‘painters’, ‘writers’ and ‘mad-men’. ‘Porphyria's Lover’, ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’ and ‘My Last Duchess’ are some of his distinguished poems. Browning’s work, writings, thoughts, sayings and poems got recognition that he truly deserved when he was in his 60s. His poems, works, thoughts, quotations and writings still attract a large number of readership. Read On the quotes and sayings by this renowned poet.
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp,
Or what's a heaven for?
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, 'A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid!