35 Inspirational Rupert Brooke Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Rupert Brooke Quotes On Success

Rupert Chawner Brooke was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially The Soldier. He was also known for his boyish good looks, which were said to have prompted the Irish poet W. B. Yeats to describe him as “the handsomest young man in England”. Brooke was born at 5 Hillmorton Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, and named after a great-grandfather on his mother’s side, Rupert Chawner (1750–1836), a distinguished doctor descended from the regicide Thomas Chaloner (the middle name has however sometimes been erroneously given as “Chaucer”). He was the third of four children of William Parker “Willie” Brooke, a schoolmaster (teacher), and Ruth Mary Brooke, née Cotterill, a school matron. Both parents were working at Fettes College in Edinburgh when they met. They married on 18 December 1879. William Parker Brooke had to resign after the couple wed as there was no accommodation there for married masters. The couple then moved to Rugby in Warwickshire where Rupert’s father became Master of School Field House at Rugby School a month later. His eldest brother was Richard England “Dick” Brooke (1881–1907), his sister Edith Marjorie Brooke was born in 1885 and died the following year, and his youngest brother was William Alfred Cotterill “Podge” Brooke (1891–1915). May these Rupert Brooke Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble, and the rough male kiss of blankets.” Rupert Brooke

2. “And in that Heaven of all their wish, there shall be no more land, say fish.” Rupert Brooke

3. “Youth is stranger than fiction.” Rupert Brooke

4. “Proud, then, clear-eyed and laughing, go to greet Death as a friend!” Rupert Brooke

5. “It’s all a terrible tragedy. And yet, in it’s details, it’s great fun. And – apart from the tragedy – I’ve never felt happier or better in my life than in those days in Belgium.” Rupert Brooke

6. “All the little emptiness of love!” Rupert Brooke

7. “Infinite hungers leap no more I in the chance swaying of your dress, and love has changed to kindliness.” Rupert Brooke

8. “Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.” Rupert Brooke

9. “Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead! There’s none of these so lonely and poor of old, But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold.” Rupert Brooke

10. “War knows no power. Safe shall be my going,
Secretly armed against all death’s endeavour,
Safe though all safety’s lost, safe where men fall,
And if these poor limbs die, safest of all.” Rupert Brooke

11. “Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.” Rupert Brooke

12. “There are only three things in the world, one is to read poetry, another is to write poetry, and the best of all is to live poetry.” Rupert Brooke

13. “Stands the Church clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea?” Rupert Brooke

14. “I have need to busy my heart with quietude.” Rupert Brooke

15. “But the best I’ve known Stays here, and changes, breaks, grows old, is blown About the winds of the world, and fades from brains Of living men, and dies.” Rupert Brooke

16. “In your arms was still delight, Quiet as a street at night,
And thoughts of you, I do remember, Were green leaves in a darkened chamber,
Were dark clouds in a moonless sky.” Rupert Brooke

17. “One may not doubt that, somehow Good Shall come of Water and of Mud, And sure, the reverent eye must see A purpose in Liquidity.” Rupert Brooke

18. “If I should die, think only this of me: that there’s some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England.” Rupert Brooke

19. “But only agony, and that has ending, And the worst friend and enemy is but Death.” Rupert Brooke

20. “There’s little comfort in the wise.” Rupert Brooke

21. “They say that the Dead die not, but remain Near to the rich heirs of their grief and mirth. I think they ride the calm mid-heaven, as these, In wise majestic melancholy train, And watch the moon, and the still-raging seas, And men, coming and going on the earth.” Rupert Brooke

22. “I have a thousand images of you in an hour, all different and all coming back to the same. I think of you once against a sky line: and on the hill that Sunday morning. The light and the shadow and quietness and the rain and the wood. And you. Your arms and lips and hair and shoulders and voice – you.” Rupert Brooke

23. “Store up reservoirs of calm and content and draw on them at later moments when the source isn’t there, but the need is very great.” Rupert Brooke

24. “Hearts at peace, under an English heaven.” Rupert Brooke

25. “I thought when love for you died, I should die. It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.” Rupert Brooke

26. “And I shall find some girl perhaps, and a better one than you, With eyes as wise, but kindlier, and lips as soft, but true, and I dare say she will do.” Rupert Brooke

27. “Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.” Rupert Brooke

28. “Fish say, they have their Stream and Pond; But is there anything Beyond?” Rupert Brooke

29. “Love is a breach in the walls, a broken gate, Love sells the proud heart’s citadel to fate.” Rupert Brooke

30. “The worst of slaves is he whom passion rules.” Rupert Brooke

31. “I have been so great a lover: filled my days So proudly with the splendour of Love’s praise, The pain, the calm, and the astonishment, Desire illimitable, and silent content, And all dear names men use, to cheat despair, For the perplexed and viewless streams that bear Our hearts at random down the dark of life.” Rupert Brooke

32. “Incredibly, inordinately, devastatingly, immortally, calamitously, hearteningly, adorably beautiful.” Rupert Brooke

33. “A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long, if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.” Rupert Brooke

34. “But there’s wisdom in women, of more than they have known, And thoughts go blowing through them, are wiser than their own.” Rupert Brooke

35. “I know what things are good: friendship and work and conversation. These I shall have.” Rupert Brooke

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