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Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was an American poet. Virtually unknown in her lifetime, Dickinson has come to be regarded as one of the greatest American poets of the 19th century. Although she wrote 1789 poems, only a few of them were published, all anonymously and some perhaps without her knowledge.
Found 83 thoughts of Emily Dickinson

The Brain is wider than the sky.

Emily Dickinson

We turn not older with years, but newer every day.

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

Dwell in possibility.

Emily Dickinson

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the words without the tune, and never stops at all.

Emily Dickinson

I am nobody, who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then that's a pair of us!

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

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 into his Nest again, I shall not live in Vain.

Emily Dickinson

There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes--

Emily Dickinson

I dwell in possiblities.

Emily Dickinson

The mere sense of living is joy enough.

Emily Dickinson

Anger as soon as fed is dead - 'Tis starving makes it fat.

Emily Dickinson

Faith is the pierless bridge supporting what we see unto the scene that we do not.

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

Emily Dickinson

Tell the truth, but tell it slant.

Emily Dickinson

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

Emily Dickinson

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

Beauty is not caused. It is.

Emily Dickinson

Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.

Emily Dickinson

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

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Emily Dickinson
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