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Emily Dickinson's Quotes

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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Poet
Nation: American
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To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

Tags: Else, Life, Time

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.

Tags: Give, Life, Living

I'm nobody, who are you?

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Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.

Tags: Die, Love, Loved

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

Tags: God, Him, Recluse

There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.

Tags: Away, Book, Poetry

Dying is a wild night and a new road.

Tags: Dying, Night, Road

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.

Tags: Heaven, Hope, Love

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.

Tags: Alone, Few, Nature

He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.

Tags: Poor, Spirit, Words

Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.

Tags: Heaven, Hell, Parting

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.

Tags: Succeed, Success, Sweetest

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

Tags: Knock, Nature, Strange

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

Tags: Age, Old, Thought

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

Tags: Feeling, Great, Pain

That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.

Tags: Again, Life, Makes

Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.

Tags: Done, Time, Whenever

Where thou art, that is home.

Tags: Art, Home, Thou

Fortune befriends the bold.

Tags: Bold, Fortune

I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.

Tags: Argue, Life, Love

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Tags: Fail, Infinite, Venture

It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Tags: Anvil, Hammer

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.

Tags: Celebrity, Punishment, Talent

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.

Tags: Chance, Luck, Smile

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

Tags: Fame, Fickle, Food

Tell the truth, but tell it slant.

Tags: Slant, Tell, Truth
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Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

Tags: Hope, Soul, Words

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.

Tags: Heart, Shall, Stop

Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.

Tags: Saying, Says, Sometimes

They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.

Tags: Might, Small, Smile

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

Tags: Dogs, Human, Tell

Beauty is not caused. It is.

Tags: Beauty, Caused

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.

Tags: Book, Fire, Poetry

Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.

Tags: Behavior, Feels, Thinks

Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.

Tags: Rare, Tell, Truth

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

Tags: Death, Ourselves, Stop

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Tags: Enough, Joy, Life

Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.

Tags: Dawn, Morning, Romantic

People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.

Tags: Hard, Oppression, Times

Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.

Tags: Death, Life, Love

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

Tags: Deer, Highest, Wounded

A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.

Tags: Dead, Said, Word

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

Tags: Experience, Soul, Stand

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

Tags: Else, Love, Time

My friends are my estate.

Tags: Estate, Friends

For love is immortality.

Tags: Love

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.

Tags: Door, Knowing, Open

I dwell in possibility.

Tags: Dwell

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Tags: Head, Off, Poetry

Forever is composed of nows.

Tags: Composed, Forever

The brain is wider than the sky.

Tags: Brain, Sky, Wider