In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

— Robert Frost

The most risky Robert Frost quotes that will transform you to a better person

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

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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.

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Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

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Robert Frost quote Love is an irresistible desire to be irr

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

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But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.

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A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

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Live life like its the last breath you take for that breath is the whole essence of living, the little things in life are what connects us to all the big things we live for

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Robert Frost quote Accept no one's definition of your life,

Accept no one's definition of your life, define yourself.

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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

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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.

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I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.

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Robert Frost quote I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.

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Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out.

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Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.

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If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.

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Robert Frost quote Good fences make good neighbors.

Good fences make good neighbors.

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About Robert Frost

Quotes 483 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Poet
Birthday March 26, 1874

Freedom lies in being bold.

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Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

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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.

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Robert Frost quote Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.

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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.

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My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.

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The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

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Robert Frost quote In three words I can sum up everything I

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.

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Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.

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Good fences make good neighbors.

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Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint.

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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.

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I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.

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There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.

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Any eye is an evil eye That looks in on to a mood apart.

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The woods are lovely, dark, and deep but I have promises to keep...

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The first thing I do in the morning is to make my bed and while I am making up my bed I am making up my mind as to what kind of a day I am going to have.

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The only way around is through.

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A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.

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The Vermont mountains stretch extended straight; New Hampshire mountains curl up in a coil.

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What makes a nation in the beginning is a good piece of geography.

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You don't have to deserve your mother's love.

You have to deserve your father s. He's more particular. The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.

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O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow, Make the day seem to us less brief... Retard the sun with gentle mist; Enchant the land with amethyst.

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If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia.

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Come grow old with me, for the best is yet to come!

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No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.

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We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.

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You're searching... For things that don't exist; I mean beginnings. Ends and beginnings - there are no such things. There are only middles.

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Whose woods these are I think I know.

His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.

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Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

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To be social is to be forgiving.

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The woods are lovely, dark and deep.But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.

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Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.

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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.

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The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.

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Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.

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Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.

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The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.

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You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country.

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