Robert Frost Quotes

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Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

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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.

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

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

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

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The brain is a wonderful organ

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The best way out is always through.

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The best things and best people rise out of their separateness

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The artist in me cries out for design.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

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

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Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

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

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Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.

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

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

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

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Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space.

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

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My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What we live by we die by.

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

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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.

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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.

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To be social is to be forgiving.

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

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

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

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

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