Robert Frost Quotes (90 quotations)

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1. [Style is] that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward. - Robert Frost

2. 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

3. A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity. - Robert Frost

4. A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor's point of view. - Robert Frost

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

12. A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair. - Robert Frost

13. An idea is a feat of association. - Robert Frost

14. As it is more blessed to give than receive, so it must be more blessed to receive than to give back. - Robert Frost

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

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

17. College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

18. Do not follow where the path may lead...Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Robert Frost

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

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

21. For fear it would make me conservative when old. - Robert Frost

22. Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense. - Robert Frost

23. Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me. - Robert Frost

24. Freedom lies in being bold. - Robert Frost

25. 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

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