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Quotes by Robert Frost - (39 quotes)

Robert Frost - From the Audience category:

Hell is a half-filled auditorium. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Change category:

Most of the change we think we see in life / Is due to truths being in and out of favor. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Courage category:

If you're looking for something to be brave about, consider fine arts. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Desire category:

What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Education category:

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

Robert Frost - From the Fear category:

There's nothing I'm afraid of like scared people. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Form category:

Let cloud shapes swarm, / Let chaos storm, / I wait for form. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Fun category:

All the fun's in how you say a thing. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Gender category:

A diplomat is a person who remembers a lady's birthday but forgets her age. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Happiness category:

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Humour category:

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

Robert Frost - From the Ideas category:

An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Insight category:

What is required is sight and insight – then you might add one more: excite. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Journey category:

The 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. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Journey category:

The only way round is through. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Life category:

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

Robert Frost - From the Limitations category:

I play better tennis because the court is there. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Money category:

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)

Robert Frost - From the Play category:

Only where love and need are one, / And the work is play for mortal stakes, / Is the deed ever really done... (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

Poetry is what gets lost in translation. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

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

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

Poetry begins in delight and ends in wisdom. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Poetry category:

The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader of poetry. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Possibilities category:

I fail to see what fun, what satisfaction / A God can find in laughing at how badly / Men fumble at the possibilities... (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Silence category:

-to his students...
Never discuss the poem you contemplate writing. It's like turning on the outside spigot. It takes all the pressure off the upstairs bathroom. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Solitude category:

Word I was in my life alone, / Word I had no one left but God. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Solitude category:

Out alone in the winter rain, / Intent on giving and taking pain. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Strength category:

Something we were withholding made us weak until we found it was ourselves. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Teaching category:

I am not a teacher but an awakener. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Travel category:

-The Road Not Taken
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Work category:

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Work category:

My object in living is to unite / My avocation and my vocation / As my two eyes make one in sight. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Worry category:

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Writing category:

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Writing category:

Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down. (Robert Frost)

Robert Frost - From the Writing category:

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