Quotes by Robert Frost

Robert Frost

Robert Frost

American poet

Lived from: 1874 - 1963

Category: Poets (Contemporary) Country: FlagUnited States

Born: 26 march 1874 Died: 29 january 1963

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  • Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
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  • A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
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  • A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
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  • 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.
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  • "Skepticism", is that anything more than we used to mean when we said, "Well, what have we here?"
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  • A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
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  • 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.
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  • Good fences make good neighbors.
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  • I am not a teacher, but an awakener.
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  • In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
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  • Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother.
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  • No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
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  • A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.
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  • A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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  • A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
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  • A liberal man is too broad-minded to take his own side in a quarrel.
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  • A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
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  • 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.
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  • Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich.
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  • An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.
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