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Savannah White
Robert Frost Quote
Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:15pm
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I chose the quote “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood and I, I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” by Robert Frost. To me this quote means that you should go your own way regardless of who goes with you. This quote inspires me to follow my heart and do what I think is right even if I am doing it alone. In any situation you encounter I think that the outcome of your situation would be better if you follow this quote. Frosts quote is also challenging you to be a leader rather than a follower. No one has ever become a leader by following in the footsteps of someone else.
I try to apply this quote to my everyday life because I believe it would be very beneficial to me if I did. By taking the path less traveled you have to become independent and confident in yourself and your decisions. If you follow in the footsteps of everyone else you will never know what you’re truly capable of. My favorite part of the quote is when Frost says “and that has made all the difference,” because this shows you that following your own path is worth it and it will pay off in the end. It reminds you that the reward and feeling of self-accomplishment is so much more rewarding than doing what everyone else does.
I know in many situations where “two roads diverge” or you have to make a decision it is sometimes easier to take the route everyone else does because that route is comfortable and not as intimidating. Being able to choose your own path or “the road less traveled” is normally the harder option because it is intimidating and you don’t always know what will come next, but being able to make your own path is much more rewarding in the long run. I believe that if you try and apply this quote by Robert Frost to your everyday life that your life can only improve. You will also probably surprise yourself because you will realize all the things you are capable of doing that you never even knew you could do.

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