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Robert Frost Quotes

About Robert Frost

Robert Frost

Life: 1874 - 1963

Country: us flag America

Profession: Poet;

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 - January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work frequently used themes from the early 1900s rural life in New England, using the setting to examine complex social and philosophical themes. A popular and often-quoted poet, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes.

 

Quotations

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.

~ Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

~ Robert Frost

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

~ Robert Frost

You're searching, Joe, for things that don't exist; I mean beginnings. Ends and beginnings -- there are no such things. There are only middles.

~ Robert Frost

What is this talked-of mystery of birth
But being mounted bareback on the earth?

~ Robert Frost

One aged man - one man - can't fill a house.

~ Robert Frost

- An Old Man's Winter Night in Mountain Interval, 1923


The best way out is always through.

~ Robert Frost

- A Servant to Servants, 1914

Don't be an agnostic--be something.

~ Robert Frost

Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich.

~ Robert Frost

The difference between a man and his valet: they both smoke the same cigars, but only one pays for them.

~ Robert Frost

Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

~ Robert Frost

I never dared be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.

~ Robert Frost

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended - and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.

~ Robert Frost

It's God - I'd have known Him by Blake's picture anywhere.

~ Robert Frost

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

~ Robert Frost

Home is the place where, when you have to go there,
They have to take you in.

~ Robert Frost

An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.

~ Robert Frost

The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.

~ Robert Frost

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