Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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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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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