Robert Frost Quotes

Sarcastic Science, she would like to know, In her complacent ministry of fear, How we propose to get away from here When she has made things so we have to go Or be wiped out.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Why Wait for Science."
Church neglect And figurative use have pretty well Reduced him to a shadow of himself.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Masque of Reason."
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Birches," Mountain Interval (1916).
... never seeing Deeper down in the well than where the water Gives me back in a shining surface picture Me myself in the summer heaven, godlike....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "For Once, Then, Something."
But I may be one who does not care Ever to have tree bloom or bear.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Leaves Compared with Flowers."
"... The state's one function is to give. The bud must bloom till blowsy blown Its petals loosen and are strown; And that's a fate it can't evade Unless 'twould rather wilt than fade."
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Our Doom to Bloom."
Baptiste knew how to make a short job long For love of it, and yet not waste time either.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Ax-Helve."
He knows he's kinder than the run of men. Better than married ought to be as good As married....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Housekeeper."
loosely bound By countless silken ties of love and thought To everything on earth the compass round,
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Silken Tent (l. 9-11). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
I said I had the tree. It wasn't true. The opposite was true. The tree had me. The minute it was left with me alone, It caught me up as if I were the fish And it the fishpole.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Wild Grapes."