My Favorite Quotes

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 Robert Frost - “I would have written of me on my stoneI had a lover's quarrel with the world.”
 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 never take my own side in a quarrel.”
 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 - “Friends make pretence of following to the graveBut before one is in it, their minds are turnedAnd making the best of their way back to lifeAnd living people and things they understand.”
 Robert Frost - “Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they can talk sense.”
 Robert Frost - “A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.”
 Robert Frost - “The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.”
 Robert Frost - “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.”
 Robert Frost - “The middle of the road is where the white line is -- and that's the worst place to drive.”
 Robert Frost - “The difference between a man and his valet they both smoke the same cigars, but only one pays for them.”
 Robert Frost - “Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I've tasted of desireI hold with those who favor fire.But if it had to perish twice,I think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd”
 Robert Frost - “People are inexterminable -- like flies and bedbugs. There will always be some that survive in cracks and crevices -- that's us.”
 Robert Frost - “Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting. A poem may be worked over once it is in being, but may not be worried into being.”
 Robert Frost - “Life is tons of discipline. Your first discipline is your vocabulary then your grammar and your punctuation... Then, in your exuberance and bounding energy you say you're going to add to that. Then you add rhyme and meter. And your delight is in that”
 Robert Frost - “Keep cold, young orchard. Goodbye and keep cold.Dread fifty above more than fifty below.”
 Robert Frost - “It should be of the pleasure of a poem itself to tell how it can. The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom. The figure is the same as for love.”
 Robert Frost - “But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.”
 Robert Frost - “A jury is twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.”
 Robert Frost - “A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.”
 Robert Frost - “The people I want to hear about are the people who take risks.”
 Robert Frost - “Poetry is what gets lost in translation. It is also what is lost in interpretation.”
 Robert Frost - “Originality and initiative are what I ask for my country.”
 Robert Frost - “It's God -- I'd have known Him by Blake's picture anywhere.”
 Robert Frost - “I never dared to be radical when youngFor fear it would make me conservative when old.”

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