Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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 advertising

I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you - Nobody - Too? Then there's a pair of us? Don't tell! they'd advertise - you know!

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: 1861; Poems, Second Series, 1891.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on argument, immortality, life, and love

I argue thee that love is life And life hath immortality.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on chance, fortune, and luck

Luck is not chance - It's toil - Fortune's expensive smile Is earned.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1350, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 95.

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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 aristocracy, concern, and time

The Pedigree of Honey Does not concern the Bee - A Clover, any time, to him, Is Aristocracy -

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1627, version 2, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on action, heart, hope, and inventions

Hope it strange invention - A Patent of the Heart - In unremitting action Yet never wearing out.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Letter, 1877; in Letters of Emily Dickinson, ed. Mabel Loomis Todd, 1894.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on hope

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A great Hope fell You heard no noise The Ruin was within.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: c.1864, poem No. 1123, St. 1.

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