Robert Frost Quotes

Here are some of our favorite quotes from American Poet Robert Frost, who won four Pulitzer Prizes, all for his poems.

This is oe quote that you must have heard often or seen on wallpapers.

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I .. I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”

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.

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

The best way out is always through.

I’m not a teacher, but an awakener

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.

Writing a poem is discovering

I’m against a homogenized society, because I want the cream to rise.

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.

Freedom lies in being bold.

Humor is the most engaging cowardice.

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

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

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

Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.

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

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.

There’s nothing I’m afraid of like scared people.

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

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.

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

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.

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.

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

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

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.

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