Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on madness

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Much Madness is divinest Sense - To a discerning Eye - Much Sense -the starkest Madness -

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 435, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on madness

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A little madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Single Hound, 1875

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on excellence and judgment

Ample make this Bed - Make this Bed with Awe - In it wait till Judgment break Excellent and Fair.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 829, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on mind and secrets

His mind of man, a secret makes I meet him with a start He carries a circumference In which I have no part.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1663, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on art, nature, simplicity, and wisdom

Nature is what we know - Yet have not art to say - So impotent our wisdom is To her simplicity.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Untitled Poem, No. 668.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on nature

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Nature, like us is sometimes caught Without her diadem.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1075, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on nature, simplicity, and world

This is my letter to the World That never wrote to Me- The simple News that Nature told- With tender majesty.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: c.1862, poem no. 441, St. 1.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on birds, god, and justice

God gave a loaf to every bird, But just a crumb to me.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on learning

You can stay young as long as you learn.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on friendship, immortality, and mind

A letter always seemed to me like immortality because it is the mind alone without corporeal friend.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Letter, 1867; in Letters of Emily Dickinson, ed. Mabel Loomis Todd, 1894.

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