Robert Frost Quotes

There is a call to life a little sterner, And braver for the earner, learner, yearner. Less criticism of the field and court And more preoccupation with the sport.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "For John F. Kennedy His Inauguration."
Anything we saw And thus fastened on With an epithet, We would see to yet We would want to touch, Not to mention clutch.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Kitty Hawk."
Still it wouldn't reward the watcher to stay awake In hopes of seeing the calm of heaven break On his particular time and personal sight. That calm seems certainly safe to last tonight.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "On Looking Up by Chance at the Constellations."
I had to drop the armful in the road And try to stack them in a better load.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Armful."
I wonder how far down the road he's got. He's watching from the woods as like as not.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Hill Wife, "III. The Smile."
Yours are no common feet. The lawyer don't know what it is he's buying: So many miles you might have walked you won't walk. You haven't run your forty orchids down.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Self-Seeker."
It must be the brook Can trust itself to go by contraries The way I can with you—and you with me— Because we're—we're—I don't know What we are.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. West-running Brook (l. 8-11). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
A darkness out of Asia that had crossed Old Attic grace and Spartan discipline With violence.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Masque of Mercy."
Where had I heard this wind before Change like this to a deeper roar?
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Bereft (l. 1-2). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
"New order of the ages" did we say? If it looks none too orderly today, 'Tis a confusion it was ours to start So in it have to take courageous part.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "For John F. Kennedy His Inauguration."