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Christina Rossetti Quotes

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Christina Rossetti
December 5, 1830 - December 29, 1894
Nationality: British
Category: Poet
Subcategory: British Poet

For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.


Silence is more musical than any song.


And all the winds go sighing, for sweet things dying.


Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine.


Hope is like a hairball trembling from its birth.


Obedience is the fruit of faith.


Better by far you should forget and smile that you should remember and be sad.


I might show facts as plain as day: but, since your eyes are blind, you'd say, "Where? What?" and turn away.


Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I but when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by.


My heart is like a singing bird.


She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.


I dream of you to wake; would that I might Dream of you and not wake but slumber on.


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