Robert Frost Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old robert frost quotes, robert frost sayings, and robert frost proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Robert Frost

The tree the tempest with a crash of wood Throws down in front of us is not to bar Our passage to our journey's end for good, But just to ask us who we think we are.     

Robert Frost

A man will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.     

Robert Frost

What is this talked-of mystery of birth But being mounted bareback on the earth?     

Robert Frost

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.     

Robert Frost

I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.     

Robert Frost

Butterflies...flowers that fly and all but sing.     

Robert Frost

Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length     

Robert Frost

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.     

Robert Frost

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 is not intended.     

Robert Frost

There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.     

Robert Frost

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.     

Robert Frost

There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.     

Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.     

Robert Frost

Never be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, define yourself.     

Robert Frost

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.     

Robert Frost

I am not a teacher, but an awakener.     

Robert Frost

There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.     

Robert Frost

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday, but never remembers her age.     

Robert Frost

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.     

Robert Frost

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.     

Robert Frost

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.     

Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.     

Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.     

Robert Frost

O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief.      

Robert Frost

The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.     

Robert Frost

Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.     

Robert Frost

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.     

Robert Frost

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.     

Robert Frost

Nothing gold can stay.     

Robert Frost