Robert Frost Top 10 Quotes


The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost (A Servant to Servants, 1914)


Earth’s the right place for love: I don’t know where it’s likely to go better.

Robert Frost (Birches)


The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep, 
And miles to go before I sleep, 
And miles to go before I sleep.

Robert Frost (Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening)


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

Robert Frost (The Figure a Poem Makes, 1939)


How the cold creeps as the fire dies.

Robert Frost (Storm Fear, 1917)


We dance round in a ring and suppose.
But the secret sits in the middle and knows.

Robert Frost (Ten Mills - Ring Around, 1936)


Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.

Robert Frost (Fire and Ice, 1923)


We love the things we love for what they are.

Robert Frost (Hyla Brook, 1920)


I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew.

Robert Frost (New York Times, 1955)


Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost (The Road Not Taken, 1916)

See all quotes by Robert Frost

Robert Frost Biography

Born: March 26, 1874
Died: January 29, 1963

Robert Frost was an American poet. Frost and his poetry was and still is held in great esteem. He is best known for his realistic depictions of the life in the countryside.

Notable Works

Mending Wall (1914)
The Death of the Hired Man (1915)
The Road Not Taken (1916)
Out, Out (1916)
Fire and Ice (1920)
Nothing Gold Can Stay (1923)
Acquainted with the Night (1928)

All Quotations by Robert Frost