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


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


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


  4. 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.




  5. The only way around is through.


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


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


  8. To be social is to be forgiving.


  9. A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.


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


  11. 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.


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


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


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


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


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

    • poetry

  17. Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich.


  18. A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.


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


  20. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.


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


  22. They cannot scare me with their empty spaces Between stars—on stars where no human race is. I have it in me so much nearer home To scare myself with my own desert places.


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


  24. 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.


  25. 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.


  26. The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.


  27. A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.


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


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


  30. The middle of the road is where the white line is -- and that's the worst place to drive.




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  1. Picture quote by Robert Frost about love

    Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.


  2. Picture quote by Robert Frost about motivational

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


  3. Picture quote by Robert Frost about knowledge

    I am not a teacher, but an awakener.


  4. Picture quote by Robert Frost about security

    Good fences make good neighbors.


  5. Picture quote by Robert Frost about difference

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


  6. Picture quote by Robert Frost about life

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


  7. Picture quote by Robert Frost about freedom

    Freedom lies in being bold.


  8. Picture quote by Robert Frost about motivational

    The best way out is always through.


  9. Picture quote by Robert Frost about wisdom

    Never cut what you can untie


  10. Picture quote by Robert Frost about life

    in 3 words i can sum up everything i know about life: it goes on.


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What are the best life quotes by Robert Frost?


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

    • life

    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.

    • family

    A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.

    • life

    Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

    • education

    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.


    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.


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

    • life

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What are the best love quotes by Robert Frost?


    Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

    • love

    The heart can think of no devotion Greater than being shore to the ocean- Holding the curve of one position, Counting an endless repetition.


    We love the things we love for what they are.

    • love

    A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.


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


    I'd like to get away from earth awhile And then come back to it and begin over. May no fate wilfully misunderstand me And half grant what I wish and snatch me away Not to return. Earth's the right place for love: I don't know where it's likely to go better.

    • love

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What are the best freedom quotes by Robert Frost?


    Freedom lies in being bold.


    You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.


    If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.


    The only certain freedom's in departure.

    • freedom

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What are the best writer quotes by Robert Frost?


    The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.


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

    • reading

    Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.


    I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.


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What are the best poem quotes by Robert Frost?


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

    • poetry

    A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.

    • wisdom

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


    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.

    • against

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I am not a teacher, but an awakener.


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


Before I built a wall I'd ask to knowWhat I was walling in or walling out,And to whom I was like to give offense.


What is this talked-of mystery of birth but being mounted bareback on the earth?




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


Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

  • poetry

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.


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


I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.


By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.


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.


Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.


The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.


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

  • discovering

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.


Education is hanging around until you've caught on.

  • education

Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.


The heart can think of no devotion Greater than being shore to the ocean- Holding the curve of one position, Counting an endless repetition.

  • devotion

And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope.


Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.


Good fences make good neighbors.


Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.

  • poetry

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.


Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That is voting.


An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.


Hell is a half-filled auditorium.

  • hell

Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30.


Freedom lies in being bold.

  • being

There is little much beyond the grave, but the strong are saying nothing until they see.


Heaven gives its glimpses only to those not in position to look too close.


A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.


Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.


Skepticism, is that anything more than we used to mean when we said, Well, what have we here?


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


I had a lovers quarrel with the world.


We love the things we love for what they are.

  • love

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

  • poetry

I always entertain great hopes.


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.


Never ask of money spentWhere the spender thinks it went.Nobody was ever meantTo remember or inventWhat he did with every cent.


Something there is that doesn't love a wall, and wants it down.

  • communication

A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.


I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.


Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother.


The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.


To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.

  • work

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.

  • poetry

I would as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down.

  • poetry

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.

  • life

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.


Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on.


No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.


The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.

  • ear

There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.

  • money

One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.


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.


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.

  • marriage

Why abandon a belief merely because it ceases to be true? Cling to it long enough and... it will turn true again, for so it goes. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.


You can't get too much winter in the winter.


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


One aged man -- one man -- can't fill a house.


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.


Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice.

  • poetry

It's rest I want--there, I have said it out--From cooking meals for hungry hired menAnd washing dishes after them--from doingThings over and over that just won't stay done.By good rights I ought not to have so muchPut on me, but there seems no other way.Len says one steady pull more ought to do it.He says the best way out is always through.And I agree to that, or in so farAs that I can see no way out but through--Leastways for me--and then they'll be convinced.


Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

  • home

Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent.


Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space.


There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.


Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.


Slave to a springtime passion for the earth.How Love burns through the Putting in the SeedOn through the watching for that early birthWhen, just as the soil tarnishes with weed,The sturdy seedling with arched body comesShouldering its way and shedding the earth crumbs.


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


I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.


They cannot scare me with their empty spaces between stars -- on stars where no human race is. I have it in me so much nearer home to scare myself with my own desert places.


You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.


A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.

  • law

I'd like to go by climbing a birch tree~ And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more, But dipped its top and set me down again. That would be good both going and coming back. One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.


College is a refuge from hasty judgment.


A poem begins with a lump in the throat, a home-sickness or a love-sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where the emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words.

  • poetry

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.


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.


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.

  • thought

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.

  • against

The artist in me cries out for design.


I go to school the youth to learn the future.


Humor is the most engaging cowardice.


Ah, when to the heart of man was it ever less than a treason to go with the drift of things to yield with a grace to reason and bow and accept at the end of a love or a season.


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.

  • acceptance

There is the fear that we shan't prove worthy in the eyes of someone who knows us at least as well as we know ourselves. That is the fear of God. And there is the fear of Man --fear that men won't understand us and we shall be cut of from them.


The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.

  • education

Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.

  • education

If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn't take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.


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


They would not find me changed from him they knew - only more sure of all I thought was true.


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


We dance round in a ring and suppose, But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

  • inspirational

The rain to the wind said, You push and I'll pelt.' They so smote the garden bed That the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged--though not dead. I know how the flowers felt.

  • poetry

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.

  • circles

I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I --I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.


Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.

  • against

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.


I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.

  • books

The only certain freedom's in departure.

  • freedom

A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.

  • affair

The land was ours before we were the land s. She was our land more than a hundred years before we were her people.


Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.


Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.


You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.

  • freedom

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


The land was ours before we were the lands. She was our land more than a hundred years Before we were her people. She was ours In Massachusetts, in Virginia, But we were Englands, still colonials, Possessing what we still were unpossessed by, Possessed by what we now no more possessed. Something we were withholding made us weak Until we found out that it was ourselves We were withholding from our land of living, And forthwith found salvation in surrender. Such as we were we gave ourselves outright To the land vaguely realizing westward, But still unstoried, artless, unenhanced, Such as she was, such as she would become.


I would not come in. I mean not even if asked, And I hadn't been.


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

  • reading

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

  • fathers

Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flowerBut only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing Gold can stay.

  • time

If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.

  • comfortably

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.


I'd like to get away from earth awhile And then come back to it and begin over. May no fate wilfully misunderstand me And half grant what I wish and snatch me away Not to return. Earth's the right place for love: I don't know where it's likely to go better.

  • love

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

  • life

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.


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