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Quotes By Robert Frost

Date of Birth: March 26, 1874    Date of Death: January 29, 1963

Robert Frost, a popular and often-quoted American poet was born in San Francisco, California. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. Robert Frost was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetical works. Below is a compilation of famous Robert Frost quotes.


Freedom lies in being bold.  ~ Robert Frost


Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.  ~ Robert Frost


In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.  ~ Robert Frost


A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.  ~ Robert Frost


Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.  ~ Robert Frost


The best way out is always through.  ~ Robert Frost


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.  ~ Robert Frost


We love the things we love for what they are.  ~ Robert Frost


To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.  ~ Robert Frost


The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.  ~ Robert Frost


The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.  ~ Robert Frost


Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.  ~ Robert Frost


A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.  ~ Robert Frost


Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.  ~ Robert Frost


Families break up when they get hints you don't intend and miss hints that you do.  ~ Robert Frost


Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.  ~ Robert Frost


By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.  ~ Robert Frost


It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.  ~ Robert Frost


Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.  ~ Robert Frost


I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.  ~ Robert Frost


Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.  ~ Robert Frost


Don't be agnostic - be something.  ~ Robert Frost


Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That's voting.  ~ Robert Frost


Education is hanging around until you've caught on.  ~ Robert Frost


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.  ~ Robert Frost


The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.  ~ Robert Frost


Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.  ~ Robert Frost


To be social is to be forgiving.  ~ Robert Frost


I am not a teacher, but an awakener.  ~ Robert Frost


If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane. ~ Robert Frost


I always entertain great hopes.  ~ Robert Frost


A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.  ~ Robert Frost


Poetry is what gets lost in translation.  ~ Robert Frost


A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.  ~ Robert Frost


Good fences make good neighbors.  ~ Robert Frost


The middle of the road is where the white line is—and that’s the worst place to drive.  ~ Robert Frost


There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.  ~ Robert Frost


Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.  ~ Robert Frost


A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.  ~ Robert Frost


The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.  ~ Robert Frost


Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes all the pressure off the second.  ~ Robert Frost


You've got to love what's lovable, and hate what's hateable. It takes brains to see the difference.  ~ Robert Frost


Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out.  ~ Robert Frost


The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.  ~ Robert Frost


How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?  ~ Robert Frost


The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.  ~ Robert Frost


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.  ~ Robert Frost


A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.  ~ Robert Frost


Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.  ~ Robert Frost


Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.  ~ Robert Frost


Every poem is a momentary stay against the confusion of the world.  ~ Robert Frost


A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.  ~ Robert Frost


Anything more than the truth would be too much.  ~ Robert Frost


Life must be kept up at a great rate in order to absorb any considerable amount of learning.  ~ Robert Frost


A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.  ~ Robert Frost


You're always believing ahead of your evidence. What was the evidence I could write a poem? I just believed it. The most creative thing in us is to believe in a thing.  ~ Robert Frost


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.  ~ Robert Frost


There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.  ~ Robert Frost

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