Robert Frost Quotes

Yankees are what they always were.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Brown's Descent."
I had a glimpse through curtain laces Of youthful forms and youthful faces.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Good Hours."
A name with meaning could bring up a child, Taking the child out of the parents' hands. Better a meaningless name, I should say, As leaving more to nature and happy chance. Name children some names and see what you do.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Maple."
To drive Paul out of any lumber camp All that was needed was to say to him, "How is the wife, Paul?" and he'd disappear.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Paul's Wife."
(Nothing could draw her after those two sons. She valued the considerate neglect She had at some cost taught them after years.)
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Black Cottage."
Then now is the chance for the flowers That can't stand mowers and plowers. It must be now, though, in season Before the not mowing brings trees on....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Last Mowing."
The light was what it was all about: I would not go in till the light went out; It would not go out till I came in.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Thatch."
He had been given to behold The race's future trial place, A fresh start for the human race.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "America Is Hard to See."
But now he snapped his eyes three times; Then shook his lantern, saying, "He's 'Bout out!" and took the long way home By road, a matter of several miles.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Brown's Descent."
I turned and repented, but coming back I saw no window but that was black.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Good Hours."