Robert Frost Quotes

We're either nothing or a God's regret.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Lesson for Today."
And from a cliff top is proclaimed The gathering of the souls for birth, The trial by existence named, The obscuration upon earth.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Trial by Existence."
Stays more popular Than populous.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "[But Outer Space . . . ]...."
It's the old captain's dark fate Who failed to find or force a strait In its two-thousand-mile coast; And his crew left him where he failed, And nothing came of all he sailed.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "An Empty Threat."
But the worst one of all to leave uncurbed, Unsocialized, is ingenuity: Which for no sordid self-aggrandizement, For nothing but its own blind satisfaction ...
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Build Soil."
"... Friends make pretense of following to the grave, But before one is in it, their minds are turned And making the best of their way back to life And living people, and things they understand. But the world's evil. I won't have grief so If I can change it. Oh I won't, I won't!"
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Home Burial."
Good fences make good neighbors.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Mending Wall.
A plow, they say, to plow the snow. They cannot mean to plant it, no....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Plowmen."
Earth would soon Be uninhabitable as the moon. What for that matter had it ever been? Who advised man to come and live therein?
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Broken Drought."
We are all doomed to broken-off careers, And so's the nation, so's the total race. The earth itself is liable to the fate Of meaninglessly being broken off. (And hence so many literary tears At which my inclination is to scoff.)
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Lesson for Today."