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American poet and playwright (d. 1963), Birth: 26-3-1874, Death: 29-1-1963 Robert Frost Quotes
1.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

Through dutiful dedication eight hours a day you may eventually ascend to the position of supervisor and work twelve hours a day.
2.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost

The essence of life: endurance.
3.
The best way out is always through.
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The most expedient path is invariably ahead.
4.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
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I ventured along an untrodden path, and it has made a substantial impact.
5.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Robert Frost

I have commitments to honour, and a journey to complete prior to bidding farewell for the night, and a path ahead that remains.
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6.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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'Half the population consists of people who have thoughts to impart but no avenue to express them, and the other half who lack any substance yet incessantly chatter.'
7.
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
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'Experience life as if each inhalation is your last, for it is the small details that bind us to our greatest aspirations.'
8.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Robert Frost

Acquisition of knowledge is the capacity to absorb a wide variety of information without becoming frustrated or compromising your self-esteem.
Quote Topics by Robert Frost: Love Life Writing Inspirational Men Poetry People Funny Thinking Heart Art God Flower Nature Eye Stars Motivational Hate Night Tree House Play Rain Earth Icy Mean Way Education Book Running
9.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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A diplomat is a person who always commemorates a female's special day but never recalls her maturity.
10.
Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out.
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11.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
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Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
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13.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
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14.
Freedom lies in being bold.
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15.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
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16.
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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17.
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
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18.
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.
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19.
I end not far from my going forth By picking the faded blue Of the last remaining aster flower To carry again to you.
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20.
Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint.
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21.
Good fences make good neighbors.
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22.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
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23.
My sorrow, when she's 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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24.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
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25.
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
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26.
Any eye is an evil eye That looks in on to a mood apart.
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27.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep but I have promises to keep...
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28.
I'm not a teacher, but an awakener.
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29.
The Vermont mountains stretch extended straight; New Hampshire mountains curl up in a coil.
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30.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
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31.
I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
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32.
The rain to the wind said, You push and I'll pelt.' They so smote the garden bed That the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged--though not dead. I know how the flowers felt.
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33.
Come grow old with me, for the best is yet to come!
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34.
What makes a nation in the beginning is a good piece of geography.
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35.
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?
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36.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
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37.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father s. He's more particular. The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
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38.
All great things are done for their own sake.
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39.
You're searching... For things that don't exist; I mean beginnings. Ends and beginnings - there are no such things. There are only middles.
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40.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
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41.
O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow, Make the day seem to us less brief... Retard the sun with gentle mist; Enchant the land with amethyst.
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42.
A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
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43.
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.
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44.
The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
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45.
Hope is not found in a way out but a way through.
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46.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
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47.
Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.
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48.
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
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49.
What is required is sight and insight- then you might add one more: excite.
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50.
I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.
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