Emily Dickinson Quotes

Prayer is the little implement through which men reach; where presence is denied them.

Emily Dickinson

His labour is a chant, His idleness a tune; Oh, for a bee's experience Of clovers and of noon!

Emily Dickinson

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it

Emily Dickinson

We'd never know how high we are till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky.

Emily Dickinson

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

Emily Dickinson

I measure every grief I meet with narrow, probing eyes - I wonder if it weighs like mine - or has an easier size.

Emily Dickinson

Faith is the pierless bridge supporting what we see unto the scene that we do not.

Emily Dickinson

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Emily Dickinson

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

Emily Dickinson

To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie -True Poems flee.

Emily Dickinson

To wait an Hour-is long- If Love be just beyond- To wait Eternity-is short- If Love reward the end

Emily Dickinson

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson

I tasted - careless - then - I did not know the Wine Came once a World - Did you? Oh, had you told me so - This Thirst would blister - easier - now

Emily Dickinson

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.

Emily Dickinson

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

Emily Dickinson
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