Robert Frost

A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on people

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

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on ideas

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An idea is a feat of association.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on service

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Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

Robert Frost

Source: The Self-Seeker, 1914

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on choice

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I shall set forth for somewhere, I shall make the reckless choice Some say when they are in voice And tossing so as to scare The white clouds over them on, I shall have less to say, But I shall be none.

Robert Frost

Source: The Sound of the Trees, 1916

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on emotion, experience, feeling, friendship, and purpose

I don't like to see things on purpose. I like them to soak in. A friend . . . asked me to go to the top of the Empire State Building once, and I told him that he shouldn't treat New York as a sight-it's feeling, an emotional experience. And the same with every place else.

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on heart and work

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But he had gone his way, the grass all mown, And I must be, as he had been - alone, As all must be, I said within my heart, Whether they work together or apart.

Robert Frost

Source: The Tuft Of Flowers

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on books, conversation, good, language, reading, and writing

I was under twenty when I deliberately put it to myself one night after good conversation that there are moments when we actually touch in talk what the best writing can only come near. The curse of our book language is not so much that it keeps forever to the same set phrases . . . but that it sounds forever with the same reading tones. We must go out into the vernacular for tones that haven't been brought to book.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on weakness

Something we were withholding made us weak Until we found that it was ourselves.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on day and work

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

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on people, rest, work, and world

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

Robert Frost

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