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Emily Dickinson Quotes

Emily Dickinson Quotes
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    A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Beauty is not caused. It is. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Dwell in possibility. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Dying is a wild night and a new road. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Finite to fail, but infinite to venture. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    For love is immortality. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Forever is composed of nows. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Fortune befriends the bold. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    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-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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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. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude! Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name. Emily-DickinsonEmily Dickinson
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    I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    I'm nobody, who are you? Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    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/">Emily Dickinson
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    Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    My friends are my estate. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    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/">Emily Dickinson
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    Tell the truth, but tell it slant. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    The brain is wider than the sky. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    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. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    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. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. Emily-Dickinson/">Emily Dickinson
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    Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon. Emily-Dickinson/41.php">Emily Dickinson