Robert Frost

(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963 / San Francisco)

Robert Frost Quotes

  • ''“Dont ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” ''
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  • ''“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a womans birthday but never remembers her age.” ''
  • ''“To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.” ''
  • ''“There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you cant move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.” ''
  • ''“I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.” ''
  • ''“Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.” ''
  • ''“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ''
  • ''The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected''
  • ''“There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and wont, and thats a wife who cant cook and will.” ''
  • ''“How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?” ''

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Best Poem of Robert Frost

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim
Because it was grassy and wanted wear,
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way
I doubted if I should ever come ...

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Come In

As I came to the edge of the woods,
Thrush music -- hark!
Now if it was dusk outside,
Inside it was dark.

Too dark in the woods for a bird
By sleight of wing
To better its perch for the night,
Though it still could sing.

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