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Emily Dickinson quotes (34)

Theres a certain slant of light On winter afternoons That oppresses like the weight Of Cathedral tunes.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Seasons

For each ecstatic instant We must an anguish pay In keen and quivering ratio To the ecstasy.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Happiness

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Hope

The Possibles slow fuse is lit By the Imagination.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Illusions

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   Category: Brain

Parting is all we know of heaven And all we need of hell.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Death

Much Madness is divinest Sense To a discerning Eye Much Sense the starkest Madness
Emily Dickinson   Category: Depressed

That love is all there is is all we know of love.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Love

This World is not Conclusion. A Sequel stands beyond Invisible as Music But positive as Sound.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Unsorted

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Joy

Anger as soon as fed is dead Tis starving makes it fat.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Anger

Success is counted sweetest by those who neer succeed. To comprehend a nectar requires sorest need.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Success

To make a prairie It takes clover and one bee One clover and a bee and reverie. The reverie alone will do If bees are few.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Prairie

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   Category: Life

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

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

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Live

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.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Book

We must be careful what we say. No bird resumes its egg.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Heart

How dreary to be somebody! How public like a frog To tell your name the livelong day To an admiring bog.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Administration

My friends are my estate.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Friendship

Luck is not chance Its toil Fortunes expensive smile Is earned.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Fortune

You can stay young as long as you learn.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Youth

We turn not older with years but newer every day.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Age

Tis sweet to know that stocks will stand When we with Daisies lie That Commerce will continue And Trades as briskly fly.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Stocks

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.
Emily Dickinson   Category: False

Some keep the Sabbath going to Church I keep it staying at Home With a bobolink for a Chorister And an Orchard for a Dome.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Home

I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you Nobody Too? Then there's a pair of us? Don't tell! they'd advertise you know!
Emily Dickinson   Category: Privacy

Beauty is not caused. It is.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Beauty

The soul should always stand ajar ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Experience

They say God is everywhere and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
Emily Dickinson   Category: God

Surgeons must be very careful When they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions Stirs the Culprit Life!
Emily Dickinson   Category: Medicine

We never know how high we are Till we are called to rise. And then if we are true to plan Our statures touch the skies.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Theology

A word is dead When it is said; Some say. I say It just began to live that day.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Word