45 Robert Frost Quotes That will Motivate and Inspire You


Robert Frost was one of the renowned American poets. Awarded four times Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. Some of his popular poems include A Witness Tree, A Further Range, The Road Not Taken, New Hemisphere, and a lot more. Before moving to England he was working as a full-time farmer where he worked early to write poems and then worked on the farm all day.

His unstable financial conditions do not allow him to pursue his true dream and his life story is itself a motivation to achieve the goal. We have brought together some of his quotes hope you will enjoy it.

Robert Frost Quotes on Life, Love, Success, Dedication and Failure

#1.“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

#2.“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” Robert Frost

#3.“Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” Robert Frost

#4.“I’m not a teacher, but an awakener.” Robert Frost

#5.“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” Robert Frost

#6.“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” Robert Frost

#7.“The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.” Robert Frost

#8.“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.” Robert Frost

#9.“A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.” Robert Frost

#10.“When work becomes play, and play becomes your work, your life unfolds.” Robert Frost

#11.“Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint.” Robert Frost

#12.“Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.” Robert Frost

#13.“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” Robert Frost

#14.“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” Robert Frost

#15.“Have courage and a little willingness to venture and be defeated.” Robert Frost

#16.“The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.” Robert Frost

#17.“My goal in life is to unite my avocation with my vocation, As my two eyes make one in sight.” Robert Frost

#18.“The beauty of enmity is insecurity; the beauty of friendship is in security.” Robert Frost

#19.“Live life like its the last breath you take for that breath is the whole essence of living, the little things in life are what connects us to all the big things we live for.” Robert Frost

#20.“And were an epitaph to be my story I’d have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.” Robert Frost

#21.“There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.” Robert Frost

#22.“They cannot scare me with their empty spaces Between stars – on stars where no human race is. I have it in me so much nearer home To scare myself with my own desert places.” Robert Frost

#23.“Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.” Robert Frost

#24.“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” Robert Frost

#25.“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” Robert Frost

#26.“Freedom lies in being bold.” Robert Frost

#27.“I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.” Robert Frost

#28.“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” Robert Frost

#29.“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.” Robert Frost

#30.“You have freedom when you’re easy in your harness.” Robert Frost

#31.“The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.” Robert Frost

#32.“Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.” Robert Frost

#33.“Always fall in with what you’re asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever’s going. Not against: with.” Robert Frost

#34.“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.” Robert Frost

#35.“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.” Robert Frost

#36.“The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.” Robert Frost

#37.“A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.” Robert Frost

#38.“You’re always believing ahead of your evidence. What was the evidence I could write a poem? I just believed it. The most creative thing in us is to believe in a thing.” Robert Frost

#39.“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.” Robert Frost

#40.“All those who try to go it sole alone, Too proud to be beholden for relief, Are absolutely sure to come to grief.” Robert Frost

#41.“I only hope that when I am free, as they are free to go in quest, of the knowledge beyond the bounds of life, it may not seem better to me to rest.” Robert Frost

#42.“Anything more than the truth would be too much.” Robert Frost

#43.“Courage is the human virtue that counts most-courage to act on limited knowledge and insufficient evidence. That’s all any of us have.” Robert Frost

#44.“I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.” Robert Frost

#45.“Any work of art must first of all tell a story.” Robert Frost

Final Words

We hope that Robert’s quotes inspire you to work hard and achieve the ultimate goal of your life. Keep reading our motivational quotes and let us know your favorite quote in the comment section.