"Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Robert Frost on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Robert Frost on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Robert Frost on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Robert Frost on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Robert Frost on Joseph Stalin
"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."