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That low man seeks a little thing to do,
Sees it and does it:
This high man, with a great thing to pursue,
Dies ere he knows it.
That low man goes on adding one to one,
His hundred’s soon hit:
This high man, aiming at a million,
Misses an unit.
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More from Robert Browning
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!”
Dramatis Personae (1864)
When the fight begins within himself,
A man ‘s worth something.
Men and Women, "Bishop Blougram's Apology" (1855)
If you get simple beauty and naught else,
You get about the best thing God invents.
Men and Womenm "Fra Lippo Lippi" (1855)
Take away love, and our earth is a tomb!
Men and Women, "Fra Lippo Lippi" (1855)
The heavens and earth stay as they were; my heart
Beats as it beat: the truth remains the truth.
Colombe's Birthday (1844)