Robert Frost

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 bitterness, faults, joy, love, pain, and tears

Now no joy but lacks salt That is not dashed with pain And weariness and fault; I crave the stain Of tears, the aftermark Of almost too much love, The sweet of bitter bark And burning clove.

Robert Frost

Source: To Earthward, 1923

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on world

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And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.

Robert Frost

Source: The Lesson for Today, 1942

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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

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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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