Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on god and soul

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Of Consciousness, her awful Mate The Soul cannot be rid - As easy the secreting her Behind the Eyes of God.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 894, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson

The dandelion's pallid tube Astonishes the grass, And winter instantly becomes An infinite alas.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: poem no. 1519.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on death

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The distance that the dead have gone Does not at first appear - Their coming back seems possible For many an ardent year.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1742, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on death, immortality, and justice

Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: "The Chariot", poem no. 712.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on deed, manufacturing, and thought

A Deed knocks first at Thought And then - it knocks at Will - That is the manufacturing spot.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: c. 1872, poem no. 1212, in toto.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on existence and life

I took one Draught of Life - I'll tell you what I paid - Precisely an existence - The market price, they said.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: c. 1864; Further Poems of Emily Dickinson, 1929.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on beauty

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Beauty is not caused. It is.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on experience, idleness, and labor

His Labor is a Chant - His Idleness -a Tune - Oh, for a Bee's experience Of Clovers, and of Noon!

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 916, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on behavior and belief

The abdication of Belief Makes the Behavior small - Better an ignis fatuus Than no illume at all.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1551, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on birds, heaven, hope, and love

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Letter, I885; in Letters of Emily Dickinson, ed. Mabel Loomis Todd, 1894.

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