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Let chaos storm!
Let cloud shapes swarm!
I wait for form.

ROBERT FROST, "V. Pertinax"

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

ROBERT FROST, "The Black Cottage"

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

ROBERT FROST, "The Death of a Hired Man"

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life — It goes on.

ROBERT FROST, as quoted in William Nichols' A New Treasury of Words to Live By

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

ROBERT FROST, as quoted in Vernon McLellan's Wise Words and Quotes

A liberal is a man too broad-minded to take his own side in a quarrel.

ROBERT FROST, quoted in And I Quote

Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.

ROBERT FROST, "The Ingenuities of Debt"

Ends and beginnings—there are no such things.
There are only middles.

ROBERT FROST, "In the Home Stretch"

No wonder poets sometimes have to seem
So much more businesslike than businessmen.
Their wares are so much harder to get rid of.

ROBERT FROST, "New Hampshire"

End is a gloomy word.

ROBERT FROST, "In the Home Stretch"

Good fences make good neighbors.

ROBERT FROST, "Mending Wall"

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

ROBERT FROST, attributed, The New Speaker's Treasury of Wit and Wisdom

One luminary clock against the sky
Proclaimed the time was neither wrong nor right.

ROBERT FROST, "Acquainted with the Night"

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.

ROBERT FROST, The Secret Sits

The land was ours before we were the land's.

ROBERT FROST, "The Gift Outright"

They leave us so to the way we took,
As two in whom they were proved mistaken,
That we sit sometime in the wayside nook,
With mischievous, vagrant, seraphic look,
And try if we cannot feel forsaken.

ROBERT FROST, "In Neglect"

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

ROBERT FROST, as quoted in Elizabeth Sergeant's Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence

Two such as you with such a master speed
Cannot be parted nor be swept away
From one another once you are agreed
That life is only life forevermore
Together wing to wing and oar to oar.

ROBERT FROST, The Master Speed

Robert Frost Poems - a collection of his poetry.

Robert Frost Poetry - more poems by Frost.

Robert Frost Bibliography - a list of his poetry, plays, and prose works.


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