robert frost Quotes

The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
— Robert Frost
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
tags: sleep dark
— Robert Frost
We love things we love what they are.
— 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.
tags: moment brain
— Robert Frost
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
tags: thoughts emotion poetry
— Robert Frost
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
tags: hell right
— Robert Frost
What is required is sight and insight- then you might add one more: excite.
— Robert Frost
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
— Robert Frost
The only certain freedom's in departure.
tags: freedom
— Robert Frost
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
tags: living live
— Robert Frost
Far more violence has been done in obeying the law than in breaking the law.
tags: violence law
— Robert Frost
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
tags: sleep
— Robert Frost
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
tags: education
— Robert Frost
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
— Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
— Robert Frost
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
— Robert Frost
I'm not a teacher, but an awakener.
— Robert Frost
All the fun is in how you say a thing.
tags: fun
— 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.
tags: people world saying
— Robert Frost
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
— Robert Frost
All great things are done for their own sake.
— Robert Frost
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
tags: desires
— Robert Frost
Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.
— Robert Frost
We disparage reason.But all the time it's what we're most concerned with.There's will as motor and there's will as brakes.Reason is, I suppose, the steering gear.
tags: time
— Robert Frost
The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued.
tags: heart mood
— 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
My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a treeToward heaven still,And there's a barrel that I didn't fillBeside it, and there may be two or threeApples I didn't pick upon some bough.But I am done with apple-picking now.Essence of winter sleep is on the night,The scent of apples: I am drowsing off.
tags: sleep winter heaven
— Robert Frost
The tree the tempest with a crash of woodThrows down in front of us is not to barOur passage to our journey's end for good,But just to ask us who we think we are....
tags: journey
— Robert Frost
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.
tags: flowers rain garden
— Robert Frost
Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow.
— Robert Frost
Freedom is slavery some poets tell us.Enslave yourself to the right leader's truth,Christ's or Karl Marx', and it will set you free.
tags: freedom right slavery leader poet
— Robert Frost
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
tags: people work worries
— Robert Frost
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?
— Robert Frost
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
tags: moment poet baseball
— Robert Frost
How many times it thundered before Franklin took the hint! How many apples fell on Newton's head before he took the hint! Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint.
tags: time nature
— Robert Frost
There is absolutely no reason for being rushed along with the rush. Everybody should be free to go slow.
— Robert Frost
Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That's voting.
tags: thinking
— 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.
tags: rain
— Robert Frost
Freedom lies in being bold.
tags: freedom lies
— Robert Frost
Unless you are educated in metaphor, you are not safe to be let loose in the world.
tags: world metaphor
— Robert Frost
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