Quotes by Robert Frost

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
– Robert Frost
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
– Robert Frost
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
– Robert Frost
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.
– Robert Frost
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.
– Robert Frost
Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
– Robert Frost
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
– Robert Frost
I always entertain great hopes.
– Robert Frost
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.
– Robert Frost
I am glad the invitation pleases your family. It will please my family to the fourth generation and my family of friends and, were they living, it would have pleased inordinately the kind of Grover Cleveland Democrats I had for parents.
– Robert Frost
I had a lovers quarrel with the world.
– Robert Frost
I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
– Robert Frost
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
– Robert Frost
I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.
– Robert Frost
I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
– Robert Frost
I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.
– Robert Frost
If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn't take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.
– Robert Frost
If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
– Robert Frost
If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia.
– Robert Frost
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
– Robert Frost