Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on earth, heaven, kindness, life, pain, and wives

How odd that girl's life looks Behind this soft eclipse! I think that earth seems so To those in heaven now. This being comfort, then That other kind was pain; But why compare? I'm wife! stop there!

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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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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A Quote by Emily Dickinson

This is the Hour of Lead - Remembered, if outlived, As Freezing persons, recollect the Snow - First -Chill -then Stupor -then the letting go -.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 341, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on life

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I cannot live with You - It would be Life - And Life is over there - Behind the Shelf.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 640, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on life

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That it will never come again Is what makes life so sweet.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: poem no. 1741.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on boldness and guests

I . . . am small, like the wren, and my hair is bold like the chestnut burr; and my eyes like the sherry in the glass that the guest leaves.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on friendship and heaven

My only sketch, profile, of Heaven is a large blue sky, and larger than the biggest I have seen in June - and in it are my friends - every one of them.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on failure, god, heaven, and love

Who has not found the heaven below Will fail of it above. God's residence is next to mine- His furniture is love.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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