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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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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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Not one of all the purple host Who took the flag to-day Can tell the definition So clear of victory, As he, defeated, dying, On whose forbidden ear The distant strains of triumph Break agonized and clear.

Victory Quotes, by Emily Dickinson , Source: Poems--Success

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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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