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Robert Frost Quotes

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Quotes #1

"Art is the last of your childhood and may be followed somewhat irresponsibly."

Quotes #2

Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow.My little horse must think it queerTo stop without a farmhouse nearBetween the woods and frozen lakeThe darkest evening of the year.He gives his harness bells a shakeTo ask if there is some mistake.The only other sound's the sweepOf easy wind and downy flake.The woods are lovely, dark, and deep.But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleep,And miles to go before I sleep.

Quotes #3

"You go to school to learn to read. The further you go the more you have the attitude that everything is to study. That is the danger. Once a person has learned to read, once he has gotten the flavor of it, he should just let it rest."

Quotes #4

Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.

Quotes #5

"The only trouble with dying is not knowing how it will all turn out."

Quotes #6

"We regret that The Atlantic has no place for your vigorous verse."

Quotes #7

"The Ellery Sedgwick of the piece is mine ancient enemy, the editor of The Atlantic."

Quotes #8

"His poems have helped to guide American thought and humor and wisdom, setting forth to our minds a reliable representation of ourselves and of all men."

Quotes #9

"He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding."

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