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45 Famous Quotes by Emily Dickinson
12/10/1830 - 5/15/1886
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Emily Elizabeth Dickinson     Dickinson, Emily
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Faith is a fine invention For gentlemen who see; But Microscopes are prudent In an emergency.

Faith Quotes, by Emily Dickinson , Source: Poems--Second Series (XXX)

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

Winter Quotes, by Emily Dickinson , Source: No. 258

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Belshazzar had a letter,-- He never had but one; Belshazzar's correspondence Concluded and begun In that immortal copy The conscience of us all Can read without its glasses On revelation's wall.

Post Quotes, by Emily Dickinson , Source: Poems (XXV, Belshazzar had a Letter), (ed. 1891)

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

Anger Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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...the fog is rising.

Last words Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Unable are the loved to die for love is immortality.

Love Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Ecstacy Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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For each ecstatic instant We must an anguish pay In keen and quivering ratio To the ecstasy.

Ecstacy Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Hope is a strange invention-- A Patent of the Heart-- In unremitting action Yet never wearing out.

Hope Quotes, by Emily 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- .

Hope Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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A letter always seemed to me like immortality because it is the mind alone without corporeal friend.

Immortality Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Living Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

Age Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Beauty is not caused. It is.

Beauty Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Boldness Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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Because I could not stop for death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And immortaility.

Death / immortality Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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I must go in, the fog is rising.

Famous last words Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

Nature Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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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 Up to his nest again, I shall not live in vain. -Emily Dickinson.

Service Quotes, by Emily Dickinson

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