Robert Frost

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 on america, college, and family

Don't join too many gangs. Join few if any. Join the United States and join the family- But not much in between unless a college.

Robert Frost

Source: Build Soil, 1932

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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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