Robert Frost Quotes

You know how cunningly mankind is planned: We have one loving and one hating hand. The loving's made to hold each other like, While with the hating other hand we strike.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Literate Farmer and the Planet Venus."
He stung me first and stung me afterward. He rolled me off the field head over heels And would not listen to my explanations.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The White-Tailed Hornet."
With him the love of country means Blowing it all to smithereens And having it all made over new.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Case for Jefferson."
A light he was to no one but himself.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. An Old Man's Winter Night (l. 15). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
Let those possess the land, and only those, Who love it with a love so strong and stupid That they may be abused and taken advantage of And made fun of by business, law, and art....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Build Soil."
For hard it is to keep from being King When it's in you and in the situation.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "How Hard It Is to Keep From Being King When It's in You and in the Situation."
With all thy dazzling other ones, In airy dalliance, Precipitate in love....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "My Butterfly."
The witch that came (the withered hag) To wash the steps with pail and rag, Was once the beauty Abishag,
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Provide, Provide (l. 1-3). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
Having tasted fruit, She scorns a pasture withering to the root.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Cow in Apple Time (l. 5-6). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
"As liberals we're willing to give place To any demonstrably better race, No matter what the color of its skin. (But what a human race the white has been!)..."
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Literate Farmer and the Planet Venus."