Quotations From ROBERT FROST
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"... Not but I've every reason not to careRobert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Snow."
What happens to him if it only takes
Some of the sanctimonious conceit
Out of one of those pious scalawags."
Burst into my narrow stall;Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "To the Thawing Wind."
Swing the picture on the wall;
Run the rattling pages o'er;
Scatter poems on the floor;
Turn the poet out of door.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep.Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, New Hampshire (1923). These words were found on a scrap of paper on the desk of Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru when he diedpresumed to be the last words he saw. John F. Kennedy regularly used the lines to wind up speeches during his presidential campaign.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
The headless aftermath ...Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Late Walk."
The furthest bodiesRobert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "I Will Sing You One-O...."
To which man sends his
Beyond which God is;
The cosmic motes
Of yawning lenses.
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When I see young men doing so wonderfully well in athletics, I don't feel angry at them. I feel jealous of them. I wish that some of my boys in writing would do the same thing.... You must have formperformance. The thing itself is indescribable, but it is felt like athletic form. To have form, feel form in sportsand by analogy feel form in verse. One works and waits for form in both. As I said, the person who spends his time criticizing the play around him will never write poetry. He will write criticism.Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Originally delivered at a poetry reading at Princeton University (October 26, 1937). "The Poet's Next of Kin in a College," Robert Frost: Poetry and Prose, Holt, Rinehart (1972).
Such as even poets would admit perforceRobert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Star in a Stoneboat."
More practical than Pegasus the horse
If it could put a star back in its course.
We meet I don't say whenRobert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Build Soil."
But must bring to the meeting the maturest,
The longest-saved-up, raciest, localest
We have strength of reserve in us to bring.
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The farmhouse lingers, though averse to squareRobert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Brook in the City."
With the new city street it has to wear
A number in. But what about the brook
That held the house as in an elbow-crook?
You linger your little hour and are gone,Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "On Going Unnoticed."
And still the woods sweep leafily on....
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