Robert Frost Quotes

134 Robert Frost quotes:

"You have freedom when you're easy in your harness."
"You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider."
"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."
"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."
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"Originality and initiative are what I ask for my country."
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"The land was ours before we were the land's."
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"We dance around the ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows"
"Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired."
"Lovers, forget your love And list to the love of these She a window flower And he a winter breeze ..."
"Have courage and a little willingness to venture and be defeated."
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"There is no arguing with him, for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it."
"Families break up when people take hints you don't intend and miss hints you do intend"
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"I am glad the invitation pleases your family. It will please my family to the fourth generation and my family of friends and, were they living, it would have pleased inordinately the kind of Grover Cleveland Democrats I had for parents."
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"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."
"A man will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body -- the wishbone."
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"What is this talked-of mystery of birth but being mounted bareback on the earth?"
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"Time and Tide wait for no man,but time always stands still for a woman of thirty."
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"Something there is that doesn't love a wall, and wants it down."
"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."
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