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Robert Frost Quotes

Name: Robert Frost

Type: Poet

Nationality: American

Birth day: March 26

Birth year: 1874

Read The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Read Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

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    A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. Robert Frost
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    A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity. Robert Frost
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    A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Robert Frost
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    A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel. Robert Frost
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    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. Robert Frost
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    A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone. Robert Frost
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    A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. Robert Frost
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    A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words. Robert Frost
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    A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. Robert Frost
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    A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair. Robert Frost
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    A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman. Robert Frost
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    Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with. Robert Frost
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    And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world. Robert Frost
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    Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so. Robert Frost
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    But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost
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    By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. Robert Frost
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    Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard. Robert Frost
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    Education is hanging around until you've caught on. Robert Frost
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper. Robert Frost
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    Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense. Robert Frost
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    Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost
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    Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. Robert Frost
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    Hell is a half-filled auditorium. Robert Frost
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    Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. Robert Frost
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    Humor is the most engaging cowardice. Robert Frost
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    I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. Robert Frost
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    I always entertain great hopes. Robert Frost
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    I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. Robert Frost
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    I go to school the youth to learn the future. Robert Frost
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    I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way. Robert Frost
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    I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. Robert Frost
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    I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world. Robert Frost
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    I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed. Robert Frost
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    If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom. Robert Frost
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    In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
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    It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married. Robert Frost
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    Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on. Robert Frost
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    Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market. Robert Frost
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    No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard. Robert Frost
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    No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. Robert-Frost/41.php">Robert Frost
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    No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. Robert-Frost/42.php">Robert Frost
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    Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent. Robert-Frost/43.php">Robert Frost
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    Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. Robert-Frost/44.php">Robert Frost
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    Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat. Robert-Frost/45.php">Robert Frost
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    Poetry is what gets lost in translation. Robert-Frost/46.php">Robert Frost
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    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. Robert-Frost/47.php">Robert Frost
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    Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things. Robert-Frost/48.php">Robert Frost
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    Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. Robert-Frost/49.php">Robert Frost
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    Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space. Robert-Frost/50.php">Robert Frost
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    Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on. Robert-Frost/51.php">Robert Frost
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    Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second. Robert-Frost/52.php">Robert Frost
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    The artist in me cries out for design. Robert-Frost/53.php">Robert Frost
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    The best way out is always through. Robert-Frost/54.php">Robert Frost
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    The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. Robert-Frost/55.php">Robert Frost
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    The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. Robert-Frost/56.php">Robert Frost
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    The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat. Robert-Frost/57.php">Robert Frost
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    The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion. Robert-Frost/58.php">Robert Frost
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    The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended. Robert-Frost/59.php">Robert Frost
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    The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Robert-Frost/60.php">Robert Frost
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    The middle of the road is where the white line is - and that's the worst place to drive. Robert-Frost/61.php">Robert Frost
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    The only certain freedom's in departure. Robert-Frost/62.php">Robert Frost
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    The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. Robert-Frost/63.php">Robert Frost
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    The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination. Robert-Frost/64.php">Robert Frost
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    The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. Robert-Frost/65.php">Robert Frost
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    The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism. Robert-Frost/66.php">Robert Frost
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    There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies. Robert-Frost/67.php">Robert Frost
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    There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate. Robert-Frost/68.php">Robert Frost
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    They would not find me changed from him they knew - only more sure of all I thought was true. Robert-Frost/69.php">Robert Frost
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    Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting. Robert-Frost/70.php">Robert Frost
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    To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. Robert-Frost/71.php">Robert Frost
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    To be social is to be forgiving. Robert-Frost/72.php">Robert Frost
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    Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert-Frost/73.php">Robert Frost
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    Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar. Robert-Frost/74.php">Robert Frost
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    We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows. Robert-Frost/75.php">Robert Frost
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    What we live by we die by. Robert-Frost/76.php">Robert Frost
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    You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country. Robert-Frost/77.php">Robert Frost
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    You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider. Robert-Frost/78.php">Robert Frost
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    You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. Robert-Frost/79.php">Robert Frost
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    You have freedom when you're easy in your harness. Robert-Frost/80.php">Robert Frost

Robert Frost reads The Road Not Taken