Robert Frost

A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

Tree at my window, window tree, My sash is lowered when night comes on; But let there never be curtain drawn Between you and me.

Robert Frost

Source: Tree at My Window, 1928

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on age, darkness, god, preparation, and water

It looked as if a night of dark intent Was coming, and not only a night, an age. Someone had better be prepared for rage. There would be more than ocean-water broken Before God's last Put out the Light was spoken.

Robert Frost

Source: Once by the Pacific, 1928

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on beginning and poetry

A poem begins with a lump in the throat.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on writing

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Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes all the pressure off the second.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on teachers

I'm not a teacher, but an awakener.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on beginning, love, pleasure, poetry, and wisdom

It should be of the pleasure of a poem itself to tell how it can. The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom. The figure is the same for love.

Robert Frost

Source: The Figure a Poem Makes. Preface to Collected Poems, 1939

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

The Hyla breed That shouted in the mist a month ago, Like ghost of sleighbells in a ghost of snow.

Robert Frost

Source: Hyla Brook, 1916

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on people

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The land was ours before we were the land's. She was our land more than a hundred years Before we were her people.

Robert Frost

Source: The Gift Outright, 1941

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on clarity and water

I'm going out to clean the pasture spring; I'll only stop to rake the leaves away (And wait to watch the water clear, I may): I shan't be gone long. - You come too.

Robert Frost

Source: The Pasture, 1914

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on awareness, earth, love, and thought

But strictly held by none, is loosely bound By countless silken ties of love and thought To everything on earth the compass round, And only by one's going slightly taut In the capriciousness of summer air Is of the slightest bondage made aware.

Robert Frost

Source: The Silken Tent, 1942

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