Robert Frost Quotes
''“Dont ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” ''
''“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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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 ...
A Time To Talk
When a friend calls to me from the road
And slows his horse to a meaning walk,
I don't stand still and look around
On all the hills I haven't hoed,
And shout from where I am, What is it?
No, not as there is a time to talk.
I thrust my hoe in the mellow ground,
Blade-end up and five feet tall,
And plod: I go up to the stone wall