|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Robert Browning (18121889)|
|QUOTATION:|| Then welcome each rebuff|
That turns earths smoothness rough,
Each sting that bids nor sit nor stand, but go!
Be our joys three-parts pain!
Strive, and hold cheap the strain;
Learn, nor account the pang; dare, never grudge the throe!
|ATTRIBUTION:||Rabbi Ben Ezra.|