Zitat des Tages von Robert Frost:
To be social is to be forgiving.
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.
Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.
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.
You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
One aged man - one man - can't fill a house.
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
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.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
The only way round is through.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
I go to school the youth to learn the future.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.
I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
I always entertain great hopes.
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.