You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s. He’s more particular. One’s a Republican, one’s a Democrat. The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother’s always a Democrat.

Robert Frost (1874-1963) American poet
“The Art of Poetry No. 2,” interview by R.Poirier, Paris Review #24 (Summer-Fall 1960)

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Added on 16-Dec-08 | Last updated 16-Dec-08
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