Quotation by Robert Frost

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 (1874–1963), U.S. poet. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, New Hampshire (1923).

These words were found on a scrap of paper on the desk of Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru when he died—presumed to be the last words he saw. John F. Kennedy regularly used the lines to wind up speeches during his presidential campaign.
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