Robert Frost

I cut my own hair. I got sick of barbers because they talk too much. And too much of their talk was about my hair coming out. - Robert Frost

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. - Robert Frost

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. - Robert Frost

A true sonnet goes eight lines and then takes a turn for better or worse and goes six or eight lines more. - Robert Frost

Poets need not go to Niagara to write about the force of falling water. - Robert Frost

The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat. - Robert Frost

Hell is a half-filled auditorium. - Robert Frost

Of course there is matter for remark in poems. Nobody denies that. But it must be solemnly laid on everybody in this world to make his own observations and remarks. That’s what we mean by thinking, and that’s about all we mean. A teacher says to a pupil “Watch me notice a few things in the next few months: let’s see you notice a few things too.” (from letter to Louis Untermeyer, from Ann Arbor, MI, dated May 17, 1926) - Robert Frost