Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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 fame and food

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Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: c. 1864; The Single Hound, 1914.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on friendship

Till the first friend dies, we think our ecstasy impersonal, but then discover that he was the cup from which we drank it, itself as yet unknown.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on birds, hospitality, and life

Our little kinsmen after rain In plenty may be seen, A pink and pulpy multitude The tepid ground upon; A needless life it seemed to me Until a little bird As to a hospitality Advanced and breakfasted.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Our Little Kinsman

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on soul

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What fortitude the Soul contains, That it can so endure The accent of a coming Foot- The opening of a Door.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The LIFE 101 Quote Book, an internet collection of quotations.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on friendship

My friends are my estate.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on god

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They say God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on certainty, god, and heaven

I never saw a moor, I never saw the sea; Yet know I how the heather looks, And what a wave must be. I never spoke with God, Nor visited in heaven; Yet certain am I of the spot As if the chart were given.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: c.1865, poem no. 1052, St. 1.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson

Called Back

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: (West Cemetery; Amherst, Massachusetts) {self written}

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on grief and wonder

I measure every Grief I meet With narrow, probing Eyes - I wonder if It weighs like Mine - Or has an Easier size.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: 1862; Poems, Third Series, 1896.

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