Emily Dickinson Quotes


78 Emily Dickinson quotes:



"It is better to be the hammer than the anvil."
"Saying nothing...sometimes says the most."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!"
"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."
"Beauty is not caused. It is."
"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought."
"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
"Where thou art, that is home."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Home Quotes
"Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit -- Life!"
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Doctors Quotes
"I measure every grief I meet with narrow, probing eyes - I wonder if it weighs like mine - or has an easier size."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"Finite to fail, but infinite to venture."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"I never saw a moor, I never saw the sea; Yet know I how the heather looks, And what a wave must be. I never spoke with God, Nor visited in Heaven; Yet certain am I of the spot, As if a chart were given."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime."
"To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
"A wounded deer leaps the highest."
"There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry."
"Forever is composed of nows."
"The Brain is wider than the sky."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Brains Quotes
"Dwell in possibility."
"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality."



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