Robert Frost Quotes

He looks on the bright side of everything, Including me. He thinks I'll be all right With doctoring. But it's not medicine Lowe is the only doctor's dared to say so It's rest I want there, I have said it out....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Servant to Servants."
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Ants are a curious race;
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Departmental (l. 13). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular.... The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Interview in Writers at Work, Second Series, ed. George Plimpton (1963).
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Nothing not built with hands of course is sacred. But here is not a question of what's sacred; Rather of what to face or run away from. I'd hate to be a runaway from nature.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "New Hampshire."
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Far star that tickles for me my sensitive plate And fries a couple of ebon atoms white....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Skeptic."
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I always have felt strange when we came home To the dark house after so long an absence, And the key rattled loudly into place Seemed to warn someone to be getting out At one door as we entered at another.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Fear."
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The birds that came to it through the air At broken windows flew out and in, Their murmur more like the sigh we sigh From too much dwelling on what has been.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Need of Being Versed in Country Things (l. 13-16). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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The hurt is not enough: I long for weight and strength To feel the earth as rough To all my length.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. To Earthward (l. 29-32). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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I turned and looked back up at the sky, Where we still look to ask the why Of everything below.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Afterflakes."
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And I looked to be happy, and I was, As I said, for a while but I don't know! Somehow the change wore out like a prescription.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Servant to Servants."
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