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    Emily Dickinson Quotes

    American poet
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    Quotes by Emily Dickinson

    • Anger as soon as fed is dead - 'Tis starving makes it fat.
    • Forever is composed of nows.
    • Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
    • Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all.
    • I dwell in possibility...
    • I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
    • My friends are my estate.
    • My life closed twice before its' close- It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me. So huge, so hopeless to concieve As these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell.
    • One need not be a chamber to be haunted; One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place.
    • Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
    • They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
    • We turn not older with years, but newer every day.
    • A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.
      No. 1333
    • There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes--
      No. 258
    • Anger as soon as fed is dead- 'Tis starving makes it fat.
      Poems, Second Series, 1891
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