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Emily Dickinson Quotes



Quotes by Emily Dickinson - (25 quotes)

Emily Dickinson - From the Aging category:

We turn not older with the years but newer every day. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Anticipation category:

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Audience category:

How dreary to be somebody! / How public, like a frog / To tell your name the livelong day / To an admiring bog. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Beauty category:

Beauty is not caused. It is. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Beauty category:

Beauty crowds me till I die. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Books category:

There is no frigate like a book. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Fame category:

Fame is a bee. / It has a song / It has a sting / Ah, too, it has a wing. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Fame category:

Fame is a fickle food / Upon a shifting plate. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Friendship category:

My friends are my estate. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Hope category:

Hope is the thing with feathers – / That perches in the soul – /And sings the tunes without the words – /And never stops – at all –. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Immortality category:

Because I could not stop for Death – / He kindly stopped for me – / The carriage held but just ourselves / And immortality. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Intellect category:

The brain is wider than the sky; / For put them side by side / The one the other will contain with ease / And you beside. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Life category:

If I can stop one Heart from breaking / I shall not live in vain / If I can ease one Life the Aching / Or cool one Pain / Or help one fainting Robin / Unto his Nest again / I shall not live in Vain. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Life category:

To live is so startling it leaves time for little else. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Mysteries category:

Nature is a haunted house, but art is a house that tries to be haunted. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Nature category:

This is my letter to the world, that never wrote to me, the simple news that Nature told, with tender majesty. Her message is committed, to hands I cannot see; for love of her, sweet countrymen, judge tenderly of me. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Nature category:

Nature is what we know / Yet have not art to say / So impotent our wisdom is / To her simplicity. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Poetry category:

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Possibilities category:

I dwell in Possibility / A fairer House than Prose / More numerous of Windows / Superior for Doors (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Religion category:

They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Silence category:

Saying nothing... sometimes says the most. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Success category:

Success is counted sweetest / By those who ne'er succeed. / To comprehend a nectar / Requires sorest need. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Success category:

Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy! / If I should fail, what poverty! / And yet, as poor as I / Have ventured all upon a throw, / Have gained! Yes! / Hesitated so this side the victory! (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Truth category:

The truth must dazzle gradually / Or every man be blind. (Emily Dickinson)

Emily Dickinson - From the Words category:

A word is dead / When it is said, / Some say. / I say it just / Begins to live That day. (Emily Dickinson)



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Last modified: September 1, 2014