Robert Frost Quotes
''“Every poem is a momentary stay against the confusion of the world.” ''
''“Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.” ''
''“Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.” ''
''“A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. ” ''
''“What we live by we die by.” ''
''“The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; Im against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.” ''
''“Education doesnt change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.” ''
''“Always fall in with what youre 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 whatevers going. Not against: with.” ''
''“Nothing gold can stay.” ''
''“My sorrow, when shes 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.” ''
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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 ...
We make ourselves a place apart
Behind light words that tease and flout,
But oh, the agitated heart
Till someone find us really out.
'Tis pity if the case require
(Or so we say) that in the end
We speak the literal to inspire
The understanding of a friend.