Before I built a wall I'd ask to know What I was walling in or walling out, And to whom I was like to give offense
So dawn goes down to day Nothing gold can stay.
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length
The land was ours before we were the land's.
A liberal is a man too broad minded to take his own side in a quarrel
''Skepticism,'' is that anything more than we used to mean when we said, ''Well, what have we here''
Heaven gives its glimpses only to those not in position to look too close.
Something there is that doesn't love a wall, and wants it down.
The artist in me cries out for design.
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
Space ails us moderns we are sick with space.
One aged man - one man - can't fill a house.
Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life it goes on.
The only way round is through.
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
I always entertain great hopes.