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Robert Frost
March 26, 1874 - January 29, 1963
Nationality: American
Category: Poet
Subcategory: American Poet

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


You can't get too much winter in the winter.


Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.


It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.


Poetry is what gets lost in translation.


Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.


Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.


Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.


Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.


Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.


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


Humor is the most engaging cowardice.


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.


But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.


You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.


A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.


The only way round is through.


A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.


A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.


The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.


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