Emily Dickinson Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson quotes: Portraits are to daily faces As an evening west To a fine, pedantic sunshine In a satin vest. Portraits are to daily faces As an evening west To a fine, pedantic sunshine In a satin vest.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Bring me the sunset in a cup. Bring me the sunset in a cup.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Those who have not found the heaven below,will fail of it above. Those who have not found the heaven below,
will fail of it above.
Emily Dickinson quotes: But are not all facts dreams as soon as we put them behind us? But are not all facts dreams as soon as we put them behind us?
Emily Dickinson quotes: I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine. I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Hope is a strange invention - A Patent of the Heart - In unremitting action Yet never wearing out Hope is a strange invention - A Patent of the Heart - In unremitting action Yet never wearing out
Emily Dickinson quotes: The Poets light but Lamps-Themselves-go out- The Poets light but Lamps-
Themselves-go out-
Emily Dickinson quotes: Suspense-is Hostiler than Death-Death- tho soever Broad, Is just Death, and cannot increase- Suspense-does not conclude-. Suspense-is Hostiler than Death-Death- tho soever Broad, Is just Death, and cannot increase- Suspense-does not conclude-.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Perception of an object costsPrecise the Object's loss - Perception of an object costs
Precise the Object's loss -
Emily Dickinson quotes: My best Acquaintances are those With Whom I spoke no Word My best Acquaintances are those With Whom I spoke no Word
Emily Dickinson quotes: To die before one fears to die may be a boon. To die before one fears to die may be a boon.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
Emily Dickinson quotes: There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away ... There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away ...
Emily Dickinson quotes: Dwell in possibility Dwell in possibility
Emily Dickinson quotes: Expectation is contentment - Gain satiety. Expectation is contentment - Gain satiety.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Tis not that dieing hurts us so- tis living- hurts us more. Tis not that dieing hurts us so- tis living- hurts us more.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Speech is one symptom of affection; and silence one; the perfect communication is heard of none. Speech is one symptom of affection; and silence one; the perfect communication is heard of none.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Truth is such a rare thing it is delightful to tell it, Truth is such a rare thing it is delightful to tell it,
Emily Dickinson quotes: The Spirit lurks within the Flesh Like Tides within the Sea That make the Water live, estranged What would the Either be? The Spirit lurks within the Flesh Like Tides within the Sea That make the Water live, estranged What would the Either be?
Emily Dickinson quotes: Common sense is almost as omniscient as God. Common sense is almost as omniscient as God.
Emily Dickinson quotes: My love for those I love not many not very many, but don't I love them so? My love for those I love
not many
not very many, but don't I love them so?
Emily Dickinson quotes: Beauty is not caused, it is; Chase it and it ceases, Chase it not and it abides ... Beauty is not caused, it is; Chase it and it ceases, Chase it not and it abides ...
Emily Dickinson quotes: Tell the truth, but tell it slant. Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Beauty crowds me till I die. Beauty crowds me till I die.
Emily Dickinson quotes: So instead of getting to Heaven, at last - I'm going, all along. So instead of getting to Heaven, at last - I'm going, all along.
Emily Dickinson quotes: A wounded dear leaps the highest A wounded dear leaps the highest
Emily Dickinson quotes: A sick room is at times too sacred a place for a friend's knock, timid as that is. A sick room is at times too sacred a place for a friend's knock, timid as that is.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Victory comes lateAnd is held low to freezing lipsToo rapt with frostTo take it Victory comes late
And is held low to freezing lips
Too rapt with frost
To take it
Emily Dickinson quotes: Opinion is a flitting thing, but the truth outlasts the sun. Opinion is a flitting thing, but the truth outlasts the sun.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Publication - is the auction of the mind ... Publication - is the auction of the mind ...
Emily Dickinson quotes: Nods from the Gilded pointers -Nods from the Seconds slim -Decades of Arrogance betweenThe Dial life -And Him - Nods from the Gilded pointers -
Nods from the Seconds slim -
Decades of Arrogance between
The Dial life -
And Him -
Emily Dickinson quotes: After a hundred yearsNobody knows the place,Agony, that enacted there,Motionless as peace. After a hundred years
Nobody knows the place,
Agony, that enacted there,
Motionless as peace.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Each that we lose takes part of us; A crescent still abides, Which like the moon, some turbid night, Is summoned by the tides. Each that we lose takes part of us;
A crescent still abides,
Which like the moon, some turbid night,
Is summoned by the tides.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Nature is our eldest mother; she will do no harm. Nature is our eldest mother; she will do no harm.
Emily Dickinson quotes: You cannot put a fire out! A thing that can ignite can go itself- without a flame- E'en through the darkest night! You cannot put a fire out! A thing that can ignite can go itself- without a flame- E'en through the darkest night!
Emily Dickinson quotes: A color stands abroad on solitary hills that silence cannot overtake, but human nature feels. A color stands abroad on solitary hills that silence cannot overtake, but human nature feels.
Emily Dickinson quotes: To lose what we have never owned might seem an eccentric bereavement, but Presumption has its own affliction as well as claim. To lose what we have never owned might seem an eccentric bereavement, but Presumption has its own affliction as well as claim.
Emily Dickinson quotes: This is my letter to the world That never wrote to me This is my letter to the world That never wrote to me
Emily Dickinson quotes: People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
Emily Dickinson quotes: IMMORTAL is an ample word When what we need is by, But when it leaves us for a time, 'Tis a necessity. IMMORTAL is an ample word When what we need is by, But when it leaves us for a time, 'Tis a necessity.
Emily Dickinson quotes: If Aims impel these Astral Ones The ones allowed to know Know that which makes them as forgot As Dawn forgets them now If Aims impel these Astral Ones The ones allowed to know Know that which makes them as forgot As Dawn forgets them now
Emily Dickinson quotes: XVI. Surgeons must be very careful When they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions Stirs the culprit, - Life! XVI. Surgeons must be very careful When they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions Stirs the culprit, - Life!
Emily Dickinson quotes: Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate. Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
Emily Dickinson quotes: The sailor cannot see the north / but knows the needle can. The sailor cannot see the north / but knows the needle can.
Emily Dickinson quotes: You don't have to be a house to be haunted. You don't have to be a house to be haunted.
Emily Dickinson quotes: The only secret people keep is immortality. The only secret people keep is immortality.
Emily Dickinson quotes: The best vitality Cannot excel decay; The best vitality Cannot excel decay;
Emily Dickinson quotes: All things do go a-courting,In earth, or sea, or air,God hath made nothing singleBut thee in His world so fair. All things do go a-courting,
In earth, or sea, or air,
God hath made nothing single
But thee in His world so fair.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Narcotics cannot still the tooth. That Nibbles at the soul Narcotics cannot still the tooth. That Nibbles at the soul
Emily Dickinson quotes: Dreams are the subtle Dower That make us rich an Hour Then fling us poor Out of the purple door. Dreams are the subtle Dower
That make us rich an Hour
Then fling us poor
Out of the purple door.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Opinion is a fitting thing but truth outlasts the sun - if then we cannot own them both, possess the oldest one. Opinion is a fitting thing but truth outlasts the sun - if then we cannot own them both, possess the oldest one.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them. Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
Emily Dickinson quotes: Banish Air from Air Divide Light if you dare Banish Air from Air
Divide Light if you dare
Emily Dickinson quotes: Remorse is memory awake. Remorse is memory awake.
Emily Dickinson quotes: I need you more and more, and the great world grows wider, and dear ones fewer and fewer, every day that you stay away I need you more and more, and the great world grows wider, and dear ones fewer and fewer, every day that you stay away