Robert Frost

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.

Robert Frost

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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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A Quote by Robert Lee 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

Source: The Road Not Taken, [abridged]

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.

Robert Frost

Source: Birches, 1916

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on life and love

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Love at the lips was touch As sweet as I could bear; And once that seemed too much; I lived on air.

Robert Frost

Source: To Earthward, 1923

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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 may eventually get to be a boss and work 12 hours a day.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on nature

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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.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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