Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

American poet

Lived from: 1830-1886

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Emily Dickinson

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    Nature is our eldest mother; she will do no harm.
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    Nature, like us is sometimes caught without her diadem.
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    Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.
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    Of Consciousness, her awful Mate. The Soul cannot be rid - as easy the secreting her behind the Eyes of God.
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    Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
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    Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those we have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these things.
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    Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
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    Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit - Life!
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    Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
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    The abdication of belief makes the behavior small - better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.
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    The Brain is wider than the sky.
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    The past is not a package one can lay away.
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    There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
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    To fight aloud is very brave, but gallanter, I know, who charge within the bosom, the Cavalry of Woe.
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    To live is so starling it leaves little time for anything else.