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550 Best Robert Frost Quotes On Poetry, Love, Life And Death

1. "If you don’t know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia.”


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


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


4. From what I've tasted of desire,


5. “Freedom lies in being bold.”


6. Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent.


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


8. Anything more than the truth would be too much.


9. Merely because it ceases to be true


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


11. "Poetry is about grief. Politics is about the grievance.”


12. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


13. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. - Robert Frost


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


15. "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.”


16. Of a love or a season?”


17. 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.


18. That I need learn to let go with the heart.


19. And looked down one as far as I could


20. “I shall be telling this with a sigh


21. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—


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


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


24. I hold with those who favor fire.


25. I have walked out in rain—and back in rain.


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


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


28. He will not see me stopping here


29. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.


30. 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.


31. ‘Good fences make good neighbours.’


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


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


34. To know that for destruction ice


35. And half grant what I wish and snatch me away


36. ‘Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, / I took the one less travelled by’.


37. So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.


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


39. Had worn them really about the same,


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


41. I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.


42. 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.


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


44. The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued.


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


46. Proclaimed the time was neither wrong nor right.


47. "The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.” – Robert Frost


48. I have been one acquainted with the night.


49. “Some say the world will end in fire,


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


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


52. And tell me truly, men of earth,


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


54. “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.”


55. “I’d like to go by climbing a birch tree,


56. Of easy wind and downy flake.


57. "We love things we love what they are.”


58. As that I can see no way out but through—


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


60. And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk


61. 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.


62. A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.


63. Whose woods these are I think I know.


64. “I believe in teaching, but I don’t believe in going to school.”


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


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


67. If we couldn’t laugh, we would all go insane.


68. In any rough place where it caught.”


69. "A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” – Robert Frost


70. About the world's despair


71. "There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fills 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.”


72. But if it had to perish twice


73. “It was no dream of the gift of idle hours,


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


75. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -


76. But were always a rose.


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


78. To scare myself with my own desert places.”


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


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


81. “Nature's first green is gold,


82. To watch his woods fill up with snow.”


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


84. “They cannot scare me with their empty spaces


85. 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.


86. And bow and accept the end


87. When wintry winds do blow!”


88. Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.


89. To scare myself with my own desert places.


90. 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.


91. “The rain to the wind said,


92. "What we live by we die by.”


93. “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.”


94. 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. - Robert Frost


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


96. “Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee


97. Was it ever less than a treason


98. "I had a lovers quarrel with the world.”


99. I don't know where it's likely to go better.”


100. "A good book has no ending.” – Robert Frost


101. "I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.”


102. We ran as if to meet the moon.


103. "A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.”


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


105. The best way out is always through. - Robert Frost


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


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


108. I know how the flowers felt.


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


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


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


112. Famous As: American Poet Who was Known for His Realistic Depictions of Rural LifeBorn On: March 26, 1874Died On: January 29, 1963Born In: San Francisco, California, United StatesDied At Age: 88


113. 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.


114. "To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.”


115. “In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”


116. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,


117. "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.”


118. O’er our tumultuous snow,


119. Not to return. Earth's the right place for love:


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


121. Came over houses from another street,


122. "If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.” – Robert Frost


123. And then come back to it and begin over.


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


125. The artist in me cries out for design.


126. “My long scythe whispered and left the hay to make.”


127. "The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost


128. “Acquainted with the Night


129. “Nature’s first green is gold,


130. 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.


131. “Next to nothing for use.


132. 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.


133. "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


134. As may be shown by a simple calculation.


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


136. "Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” – Robert Frost


137. "I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.” – Robert Frost


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


139. As my two eyes make one in sight.


140. And that has made all the difference.


141. "The best way out is always through.”


142. Nothing gold can stay.”


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


144. College is a refuge from hasty judgment.


145. To be social is to be forgiving.


146. "To be social is to be forgiving.”


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


148. “The best way out is always through.”


149. To yield with a grace to reason,


150. "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”


151. To watch his woods fill up with snow.


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


153. I had a lovers quarrel with the world.


154. Of cares, at night, to sleep; but nothing tells me


155. And both that morning equally lay


156. But I have promises to keep,


157. For dear me, why abandon a belief Merely because it ceases to be true


158. "Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” – Robert Frost


159. “Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That's voting.”


160. What we live by we die by.


161. “To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.”


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


163. "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.”


164. I found God wasn't there.


165. Come over the hills and far with me And be my love in the rain.


166. “A thousand Christmas trees I didn’t know I had!


167. "The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.”


168. I had a lovers quarrel with the world. - Robert Frost


169. One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.”


170. "Two roads diverged in a wood and me – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”


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


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


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


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


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


176. I may yet live, as I know others live,


177. 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.


178. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.


179. And miles to go before I sleep,


180. “Oh, I kept the first for another day!


181. I have outwalked the furthest city light.


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


183. If you knew you could not fail”


184. "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.”


185. Between stars—on stars where no human race is.


186. Hell is a half-filled auditorium.


187. "Education doesn’t change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.”


188. “A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”


189. I doubted if I should ever come back.


190. "The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat.”


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


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


193. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—


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


195. "Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That’s voting.” – Robert Frost


196. Counting an endless repetition.


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


198. The only certain freedom's in departure. - Robert Frost


199. "A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”


200. "Before I built a wall I’d ask to know what I was walling in or walling out.” – Robert Frost


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


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


203. You push and I'll pelt.'


204. "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.”


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


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


208. Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That's voting.


209. ‘And miles to go before I sleep.’


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


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


212. Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.


213. Too bad I couldn’t lay one in a letter.


214. And miles to go before I sleep.


215. "I always entertain great hopes.”


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


217. To go with the drift of things,


218. I have looked down the saddest city lane.


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


220. “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.”


221. You, of course, are a rose-- But were always a rose.


222. "You can’t get too much winter in the winter.”


223. I turned to speak to God About the world's despair But to make bad matters worse I found God wasn't there.


224. Though as for that the passing there


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226. 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.


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


228. “No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”


229. That vanished many a summer ago.


230. Greater than being shore to the ocean-


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


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


233. 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.


234. Which flows in shapes as tall as trees


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


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


237. Freedom lies in being bold.


238. I know how the flowers felt.”


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


240. And since they grew duller


241. Families break up when they get hints you don't intend and miss hints that you do.


242. The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. - Robert Frost


243. When far away an interrupted cry


244. "Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.”


245. Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.


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


247. And dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain.


248. "If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.”


249. And be my love in the rain.


250. I believe in teaching, but I don’t believe in going to school.


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


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


253. ‘Some say the world will end in fire, / Some say in ice.’


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


255. Acquainted with the Night


256. “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.”


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


258. I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet


259. Freedom lies in being bold. - Robert Frost


260. The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.


261. For I have had too much Of apple-picking:I am overtired Of the great harvest I myself desired.


262. I have it in me so much nearer home


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


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


265. ‘I have been one acquainted with the night.’


266. The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.


267. Thinking isn’t agreeing or disagreeing. That’s voting.


268. 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.


269. "A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.”


270. To say that for destruction ice


271. Hope is not found in a way out but a way through.


272. Hell is a half-filled auditorium. - Robert Frost


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


274. That would be good both going and coming back.


275. “Anything more than the truth would have seemed too weak . . . ”


276. "Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost


277. So dawn goes down to day.


278. May no fate wilfully misunderstand me


279. And sorry I could not travel both


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


281. And I agree to that, or in so far


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


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


284. That the flowers actually knelt,


285. Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space.


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


287. "Hell is a half-filled auditorium.”


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


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


290. "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.”


291. 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.


292. I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down. - Robert Frost


293. "Poetry is what gets lost in translation.” – Robert Frost


294. Poetry is what gets lost in translation.


295. In leaves no step had trodden black.


296. “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.”


297. But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.”


298. You're always believing ahead of your evidence. What was the evidence I could write a poem? I just believed it. The most creative thing in us is to believe in a thing.


299. But not to call me back or say good-bye;


300. "Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” – Robert Frost


301. "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Robert Frost


302. "Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”


303. We love things we love what they are.


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


305. Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more,


306. “Whose woods these are I think I know


307. The only way round is through.


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


309. "Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I’ll forgive Thy great big joke on me.”


310. The mind-is not the heart. I may yet live, as I know others live, To wish in vain to let go with the mind- Of cares, at night, to sleep; but nothing tells me That I need learn to let go with the heart.


311. How many things would you attempt If you knew you could not fail


312. "Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”


313. Of the great harvest I myself desired.


314. 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.


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


316. The only other sound's the sweep


317. They so smote the garden bed


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


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


320. The only way round is through. - Robert Frost


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


322. I have been one acquainted with the night.”


323. "Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.” – Robert Frost


324. What is done is done for the love of it- or not really done at all.


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


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


327. Her hardest hue to hold.”


328. But if it had to perish twice,


329. "You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.”


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


331. The only certain freedom's in departure.


332. And having perhaps the better claim,


333. “Oh, come forth into the storm and rout


334. So Eden sank to grief,


335. Somewhere ages and ages hence:


336. “I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.”


337. Every poem is a momentary stay against the confusion of the world.


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339. I always entertain great hopes.


340. 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.


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


342. It looked as if a night of dark intent was coming, and not only a night, an age. Someone had better be prepared for rage...


343. Her early leaf's a flower;


344. "Humor is the most engaging cowardice.”


345. ‘Nothing gold can stay’.


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


347. “He says the best way out is always through.


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


349. The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,


350. “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.”


351. Holding the curve of one position,


352. So was I once myself a swinger of birches. And so I dream of going back to be.


353. I meant not even if asked,


354. I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere 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.


355. I dwell in a lonely house I know That vanished many a summer ago.


356. To stop without a farmhouse near


357. "No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”


358. "You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s.”


359. "To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.” – Robert Frost


360. In that vanished abode there far apart


361. And be my love in the rain.”


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


363. But dipped its top and set me down again.


364. But to make bad matters worse


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366. 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.


367. His house is in the village though;


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


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


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


371. “Next to nothing for weight,


372. 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.


373. How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?


374. “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.”


375. "One aged man – one man – can’t fill a house.”


376. "The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” – Robert Frost


377. Across the lines of straighter darker trees,


378. And did its loudest day and night


379. “But I am done with apple-picking now.


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


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


382. “The middle of the road is where the white line is—and that’s the worst place to drive.”


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


384. “These woods are lovely, dark and deep,


385. "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.”


386. When I was young, I was so interested in baseball that my family was afraid I'd waste my life and be a pitcher. Later they were afraid I'd waste my life and be a poet. They were right.


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


388. Then leaf subsides to leaf.


389. If you knew you could not fail


390. Humor is the most engaging cowardice.


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


392. And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.”


393. "The middle of the road is where the white line is—and that’s the worst place to drive.” – Robert Frost


394. “By faithfully working eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”


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


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


397. "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.” – Robert Frost


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


399. “I'd like to get away from earth awhile


400. Leastways for me — and then they’ll be convinced.”


401. The wind once blew itself untaught,


402. In wishing you herewith a Merry Christmas.”


403. 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.


404. The harvest shall stop?”


405. Our very life depends on everythings' recurring til we answer from within.


406. “The woods are lovely, dark and deep,


407. Or easy gold at the hand of fay or elf . . . ”


408. If all the soul-and-body scars


409. “We ran as if to meet the moon.”


410. Because it was grassy and wanted wear;


411. Essence of winter sleep is on the night,


412. Of apple-picking:I am overtired


413. The middle of the road is where the white line is—and that’s the worst place to drive.


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


415. I am not a teacher, but an awakener.


416. Life must be kept up at a great rate in order to absorb any considerable amount of learning.


417. The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.


418. And further still at an unearthly height,


419. The best way out is always through.


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


421. The hurt is not enough: I long for weight and strength. To feel the earth as rough to all my length


422. You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.


423. To where it bent in the undergrowth;


424. I think I know enough of hate


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


426. I doubted if I should ever come back.”


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


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


429. "Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.”


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


431. ‘No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.’


432. “How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?”


433. “So Eden sank to grief,


434. Yet knowing how way leads on to way,


435. Worth three cents more to give away than sell,


436. "Freedom lies in being bold.”


437. “A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love sickness. 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.”


438. A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair. - Robert Frost


439. 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.


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


441. Then took the other, as just as fair,


442. ‘Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.’


443. You have freedom when you're easy in your harness. - Robert Frost


444. 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.


445. “The city had withdrawn into itself


446. I have passed by the watchman on his beat


447. "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.”


448. "By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”


449. And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.


450. "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.”


451. I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To know that for destruction ice Is also great


452. “I have been one acquainted with the night.


453. “If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.”


454. But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.


455. Education is hanging around until you've caught on.


456. "Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” – Robert Frost


457. Good fences make good neighbors.


458. Next to nothing for color.”


459. “We love the things we love for what they are.”


460. Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.


461. “When I see birches bend to left and right


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


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


464. Thinking isn’t agreeing or disagreeing. That’s voting.”


465. I have walked out in rain - and back in rain.


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


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


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


469. “Unless you are educated in metaphor, you are not safe to be let loose in the world.”


470. "Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.


471. Oh, I kept the first for another day!


472. "Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.” – Robert Frost


473. A poet never takes notes..you never take notes in a Love Affair.


474. “We dance round in a ring and suppose,


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


476. I can’t help wishing I could send you one,


477. Oh, come forth into the storm and rout And be my love in the rain.


478. Her hardest hue to hold.


479. "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.”


480. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”


481. From contact with earth,


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


483. And be one traveler, long I stood


484. I like to think some boy’s been swinging them.”


485. His house is in the village, though;


486. The darkest evening of the year.


487. He gives his harness bells a shake


488. 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.


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


490. "A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” – Robert Frost


491. I shall be telling this with a sigh


492. To wish in vain to let go with the mind-


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


494. "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.”


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


496. “Ah, when to the heart of man


497. Were not too much to pay for birth.


498. “Before man came to blow it right


499. My goal in life is to unite my avocation with my vocation, As my two eyes make one in sight.


500. A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.


501. Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. - Robert Frost


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


503. And that has made all the difference.”


504. My little horse must think it queer


505. A voice said, Look me in the stars And tell me truly, men of earth, If all the soul-and-body scars Were not too much to pay for birth.


506. 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.


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


508. Humor is the most engaging cowardice. - Robert Frost


509. "Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.”


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


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


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


513. And miles to go before I sleep.”


514. And so I dream of going back to be.


515. “How countlessly they congregate


516. “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


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


518. I go to school the youth to learn the future.


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


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


521. "How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?” – Robert Frost


522. Between the woods and frozen lake


523. Counting an endless repetition.”


524. "I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” – Robert Frost


525. And left at last the country to the country;”


526. “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”


527. 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 the end Of a love or a season?


528. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”


529. One luminary clock against the sky


530. "The only certain freedom’s in departure.”


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


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


533. “The heart can think of no devotion


534. Unless you are educated in metaphor, you are not safe to be let loose in the world.


535. I took the one less traveled by,


536. “Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”


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


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


539. The scent of apples: I am drowsing off.”


540. To ask if there is some mistake.


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


542. And dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain.”


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


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


545. “How many things would you attempt


546. We love the things we love for what they are.


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


548. "The jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”


549. I dwell with a strangely aching heart In that vanished abode there far apart


550. “I have been one acquainted with the night.”

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