"Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Robert Frost on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Robert Frost on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Robert Frost on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Robert Frost on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Robert Frost on Robert Frost
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."
"I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense."
"Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on."
"The best way out is always through."
"The best things and best people rise out of their separateness I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise."