Robert Frost Quotes

But whenever the roof came white The head in the dark below Was a shade less the color of night, A shade more the color of snow.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "They Were Welcome to Their Belief."
One luminary clock against the sky Proclaimed the time was neither wrong nor right. I have been one acquainted with the night.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Acquainted with the Night (l. 12-14). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Prayer in Spring."
He asked if I would sell my Christmas trees; My woods the young fir balsams like a place Where houses all are churches and have spires. I hadn't thought of them as Christmas trees.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Christmas Trees."
We love the things we love for what they are.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Hyla Brook."
I met a traveler from Arkansas Who boasted of his state as beautiful For diamonds and apples.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "New Hampshire."
I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. quoted in Wall Street Journal (New York, Aug. 5, 1969).
It was far in the sameness of the wood; I was running with joy on the Demon's trail, Though I knew what I hunted was no true god.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Demiurge's Laugh."
the absolute flight and rest The universal blue And local green suggest.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Middleness of the Road."
It was the obstinately gentle air That may be clamored at by cause and sect, But it will have its moment to reflect.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Time Out."