Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

American poet

Lived from: 1830-1886

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Emily Dickinson

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    A letter always feels to me like immortality because it is the mind alone, without corporal friend.
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    Beauty is not caused. It is.
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    Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
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    Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.



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    Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
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    Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.


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    Drab Habitation of Whom? Tabernacle or Tomb - or Dome of Worm - or Porch of Gnome - or some Elf's Catacomb?
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    Dying is a wild night and a new road.
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    Faith is a fine invention when Gentleman can see - but microscopes are prudent in an emergency
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    Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
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    Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
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    A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day.
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    After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
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    Anger as soon as fed is dead; 'Tis starving makes it fat.
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    For each ecstatic instant.
    We must an anguish pay.
    In keen and quivering ratio.
    To the ecstasy.
    Source: Complete Poems (1924)
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