Robert Frost: 10 great quotes on his birthday

Robert Frost brought rural New England to life through his poetry. In the course of his career Frost published over 100 poems and earned four Pulitzer Prizes. March 26th marks Frost's 137th birthday. To celebrate, here are favorite quotes from the great poet.

1.Common ground

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall.

Fairweather friends

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.

A separate peace

Good fences make good neighbors.

On home

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

Tunnel Vision

A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor’s point of view.


You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.

Under pressure

Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.

Brief but wondrous

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

Words in action

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.


The best way out is always through.