Robert Frost

A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on confusion and justice

I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on meaning, poetry, and surprises

Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting. . . . Read it a hundred times; it will forever keep its freshness as a metal keeps its fragrance. It can never lose its sense of a meaning that once unfolded by surprise as it went.

Robert Frost

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

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on kindness

It takes all sorts of in and outdoor schooling To get adapted to my kind of fooling.

Robert Frost

Source: It Takes All Sorts, 1962

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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 acceptance, aim, and life

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on good and neighbors

My apple trees will never get across And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, "Good fences make good neighbors."

Robert Frost

Source: Mending Wall, 1914

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