Favorite Quotations ~† Robert Frost Mending Wall

"No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader." ~ Robert Frost, Preface to Collected Poems, 1939

Road Not Taken

Poetry begins in delight and ends in wisdom

I shall be telling this with a sigh; Somewhere ages and ages hence.

Any work of art must first of all tell a story.

Don't be an agnostic. Be something.

The first thing I do in the morning is to make my bed and while I am making up my bed I am making up my mind as to what kind of a day I am going to have.

Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.

Nothing gold can stay.

Donít ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.

Courage is not fighting back; it is the power to endure.

Democracy is the best chance for the best people.

No one believed. They listened at his heart. Little -- less -- nothing! -- and that ended it. No more to build on there. And they, since they Were not the one dead, turned to their affairs.

A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.

An idea is a feat of association.