Robert Frost Quotes

No, the five hundred was the sum they named To pay the doctor's bill and tide me over. It's that or fight, and I don't want to fight I just want to get settled in my life....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Self-Seeker."
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I go to school to youth to learn the future.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "What Fifty Said."
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I want to ask You if it stands to reason That women prophets should be burned as witches, Whereas men prophets are received with honor.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Masque of Reason."
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But I was going to say when Truth broke in With all her matter-of-fact about the ice-storm
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Birches (l. 21-22). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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What was that whiteness? Truth? A pebble of quartz? For once, then, something.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "For Once, Then, Something."
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Of all crimes the worst Is to steal the glory From the great and brave, Even more accursed Than to rob the grave.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Kitty Hawk."
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The earth had a single light afar, A flickering, human pathetic light, That was maintained against the night, It seemed to me, by the people there, With a Godforsaken brute despair.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "On the Heart's Beginning to Cloud the Mind."
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It was the bad ax-helve someone had sold me "Made on machine," he said, plowing the grain With thick thumbnail to show how it ran Across the handle's long-drawn serpentine, Like the two strokes across a dollar sign.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Ax-Helve."
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"... She thinks if it was bad to live with him, It must be right to leave him." "Which is wrong!" "Yes, but he should have married her." "I know."
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Housekeeper."
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She is as in a field a silken tent At midday when a sunny summer breeze Has dried the dew and all its ropes relent,
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Silken Tent (l. 1-3). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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