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Robert Frost
Robert Frost
(1874 - 1963)
American poet.
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The only way round is through.
I never dared be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old.
- Robert Frost | Aging and Old Age Quotes
Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.
- Robert Frost | Chance and Fortune Quotes
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.
- Robert Frost | Conversation Quotes
Belief is better than anything else, and it is best when rapt - above paying its respects to anybody's doubt whatsoever.
I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
- Robert Frost | Death and Dying Quotes
There may be little or much beyond the grave, But the strong are saying nothing until they see.
- Robert Frost | Death and Dying Quotes
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
- Robert Frost | Education Quotes
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
- Robert Frost | Happiness Quotes
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.
- Robert Frost | The Home Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Human Relations Quotes
Humour is the most engaging cowardice. With it myself I have been able to hold some of my enemy in play far out of gunshot.
An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.
- Robert Frost | Ideas Quotes
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
- Robert Frost | Law and Lawyers Quotes
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
- Robert Frost | Law and Lawyers Quotes
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
- Robert Frost | Life Quotes
You've got to love what's lovable, and hate what's hateable. It takes brains to see the difference.
- Robert Frost | Love Quotes
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
You've got to be brave and you've got to be bold. Brave enough to take your chance on your own discrimination - what's right and what's wrong, what's good and what's bad.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular.
- Robert Frost | Parenthood Quotes
Poetry should be common in experience but uncommon in books.
- Robert Frost | Poets and Poetry Quotes
A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or alovesickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
- Robert Frost | Poets and Poetry Quotes
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.
- Robert Frost | Poets and Poetry Quotes
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
- Robert Frost | Poets and Poetry Quotes
A Liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
- Robert Frost | Politicians Quotes
Don't be agnostic - be something.
- Robert Frost | Religion Quotes
To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost | Society and Social Quotes
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
- Robert Frost | Society and Social Quotes
All thought is a feat of association; having what's in front of you bring up something in your mind that you almost didn't know you knew.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work 12 hours a day.
- Robert Frost | Work Quotes
No tears and the writer, no tears and the reader.
Always fall in with what you're asked to accept.... My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
- Robert Frost | Acceptance Quotes
To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost | Friendship Quotes
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
- Robert Frost | Boring Days Quotes
I always entertain great hopes.
- Robert Frost | Hope Quotes
There's nothing I'm afraid of like scared people.
- Robert Frost | Fear Quotes
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
- Robert Frost | Worry Quotes
The middle of the road is where the white line is, and that's the worst place to drive.
- Robert Frost | Commitment Quotes
You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
- Robert Frost | Action Quotes
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his sons the hardships that made him rich.
- Robert Frost | Adversity Quotes
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost | Passion Quotes
Home is the place, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
- Robert Frost | Family Quotes
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
Never ask of money spent Where the spender thinks it went. Nobody was ever meant To remember or invent What he did with every cent.
- Robert Frost | Money Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes
At bottom the world isn't a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone, to let someone know that we know he's there with his questions; to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.
- Robert Frost | Relationship Quotes


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