Robert Frost

A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on evil and garden

The snake stood up for evil in the Garden.

Robert Frost

Source: The Ax-Helve, 1923

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on words

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There are tones of voice that mean more than words.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on people, reason, work, and worry

The reason why worry kills more people than hard work is that more people worry than work.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on theory

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The rose is a rose, And was always a rose, But the theory now goes That the apple's a rose, And the pear is, and so's The plum, I suppose, The dear only knows What will next prove a rose, You, of course, are a rose - But were always a rose.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on life and poetry

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on dignity, friendship, and memory

No memory of having starred Atones for later disregard, Or keeps the end from being hard Better to go down dignified With boughten friendship by your side Than none at all. Provide, provide!

Robert Frost

Source: Provide, Provide, 1936

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on good, immortality, and poetry

It is absurd to think that the only way to tell if a poem is lasting is to wait and see if it lasts. The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound-that he will never get over it.

Robert Frost

Source: The Poetry of Amy Lowell. >From the Christian Science Monitor, May 16, 1925

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on poetry, surprises, and writing

For me the initial delight is in the surprise of remembering something I didn't know I knew. I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing . . . is discovering.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on learning and songs

Unless I'm wrong I but obey The urge of a song: I'm-bound-away! And I may return If dissatisfied With what I learn From having died.

Robert Frost

Source: Away!, 1962

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on spring, april may, march, and weather

You know how it is with an April day
When the sun is out and the wind is still
You're one month on in the middle of May.
But if you so much as dare to speak,
A cloud comes over the sunlit arch,
A wind comes off a frozen peak,
And you're two months back in the middle of March.

Robert Frost

Source: Two Tramps in Mud Time, 1936

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