Robert Frost

A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on proof

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If, as they say, some dust thrown in my eyes Will keep my talk from getting overwise, I'm not the one for putting off the proof. Let it be overwhelming.

Robert Frost

Source: Dust in the Eyes, 1928

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on day and pleasure

Oh, give us pleasure in the orch-ard white, Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on birds and heaven

Why make so much of fragmentary blue In here and there a bird, or butterfly, Or flower, or wearing-stone, or open eye, When heaven presents in sheets the solid hue?

Robert Frost

Source: Fragmentary Blue, 1923

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on beginning, poetry, thought, and words

A poem . . . begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. . . . It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost

Source: Letter to Louis Untermeyer, January 1, 1916

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

I have been one acquainted with the night.

Robert Frost

Source: Acquainted with the Night, 1928

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on people

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There's nothing I'm afraid of like scared people.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on ideas

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An idea is a feat of association.

Robert Frost

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on evil

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Any eye is an evil eye That looks in on to a mood apart.

Robert Frost

Source: A Mood Apart, 1947

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on bitterness

The sweet of bitter bark And burning clove.

Robert Frost

Source: To Earthward, 1923

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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.

Robert Frost

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