Robert Frost

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 life and words

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In three words, I can sum up everything I know about life: it goes on.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on desires and love

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on love

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We love the things we love for what they are.

Robert Frost

Source: Hyla Brook, 1916

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on composers, people, and world

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on cooking and wives

There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's the wife who can't and will.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on reason and world

There's absolutely no reason for being rushed along with the rush. Everybody should be free to go very slow. . . . What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.

Robert Frost

Source: 21-Mar-54

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