September 26, 2009

The less traveled fork: Robert Frost vs. Yogi vs. “Duh”


“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –
I took the one less traveled by.”
       Robert Frost (1875-1963)
       American poet
       In his poem "The Road Not Taken" (1916)

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“If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”
       Yogi Berra (b. 1925)
       American baseball player, manager and aphorist
       Giving driving directions to Joe Garagiola 
       Noted in his book Yogi: It Ain't Over (1989)

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“In the words of George Bernard Shaw...‘Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by.’” 
       Indiana politician Sen. Evan Bayh (b. 1955)
       Misattributing Frost's famous line in a speech calling for educational excellence at a meeting of the Education Commission of the States. Newsweek, August 24, 1992

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