Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Robert Frost
More Quotes From
"[But Outer Space . . . ]"
"[Fourâ€“Room Shack . . . ]"
"[In Winter in the Woods . . . ]"
"A Blue Ribbon at Amesbury"
"A Boundless Moment"
A name with meaning could bring up a child,
Taking the child out of the parents' hands.
Better a meaningless name, I should say,
As leaving more to nature and happy chance.
Name children some names and see what you do.
Robert Frost (1874–1963), U.S. poet. "Maple."
Cite this source
Embed this quotation
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.