Robert Frost

A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on mountains

The Vermont mountains stretch extended straight; New Hampshire mountains curl up in a coil.

Robert Frost

Source: New Hampshire, 1923

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

She is as in a field a silken tent At midday when a sunny summer breeze Has dried the dew and all its ropes relent, So that in guys it gently sways at ease.

Robert Frost

Source: The Silken Tent, 1942

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on grief

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All those who try to go it sole alone Too proud to be beholden for relief, Are absolutely sure to come to grief.

Robert Frost

Source: Haec Fabula Docet, 1947

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

We heard the miniature thunder where he fled.

Robert Frost

Source: The Runaway, 1923

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

It is only a moment here and a moment there that the greatest writer has.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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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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