Elizabeth Barrett

Whoso loves believes the impossible.
– Elizabeth Barrett

God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.
– Elizabeth Barrett

Light tomorrow with today.
– Elizabeth Barrett

He, in his developed manhood, stood, a little sunburn by the glare of life.
– Elizabeth Barrett

He lives most life whoever breathes most air.
– Elizabeth Barrett

Grief is the price we pay for love.
– Elizabeth Barrett

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

If thou must love me, let it be for naught except for love’s sake only.
– Elizabeth Barrett

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
– Elizabeth Barrett

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 it.
– Elizabeth Barrett

First time he kiss’d me, he but only kiss’d The fingers of this hand wherewith I write; And ever since it grew more clean and white.
– Elizabeth Barrett

I was betrothed that day; I wore a troth kiss on my lips I could not give away.
– Elizabeth Barrett

Thy lips which spake wrong counsel, I kiss close.
– Elizabeth Barrett

Since when was genius found respectable?
– Elizabeth Barrett

Light tomorrow with today!
– Elizabeth Barrett

No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
– Elizabeth Barrett

Two human loves make one divine.
– Elizabeth Barrett

And each man stand with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can.
– Elizabeth Barrett