Robert Frost

United States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)

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A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawer.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
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 at the end Of a love or a season.
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.
An idea is a feat of association.
Anything more than the truth would be too much.
As it is more blessed to give than receive, so it must be more blessed to receive than to give back.
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.
Do not follow where the path may lead...Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Earth's the right place for love. I don't know where it's likely to go better.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they can talk sense.
Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee and I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.
I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old.
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.
I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages henceTwo roads diverged in a wood, and I --I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.
I'm against a homogenized society, because I want the cream to rise.
I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life it goes on.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
Live life like its the last breath you take for that breath is the whole essence of living, the little things in life are what connects us to all the big things we live for
Love is an irresistable desire to be irresistably desired.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
More men die of worry than of work, because more men worry than work.
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.
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
Poetry is what is lost in translation.
Skepticism, is that anything more than we used to mean when we said, Well, what have we here?
Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found out it was ourselves.
The best way out is always through.
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.
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.
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
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.
The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
The only way round is through.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep.But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.
The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
There are tones of voices that mean more than words.
There's nothing I'm afraid of like scared people.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
We dance in a circle and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows.
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.
Why abandon a belief merely because it ceases to be true Cling to it long enough, and it will turn true again, for so it goes. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Why abandon a belief merely because it ceases to be true? Cling to it long enough and... it will turn true again, for so it goes. Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
You're searching, Joe, for things that don't exist I mean beginnings. Ends and beginnings-there are no such things.

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