Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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 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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A Quote by Emily Dickinson

To multiply the harbors does not reduce the sea.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Letter, 1879; in Letters of Emily Dickinson, ed. Mabel Loomis Todd, 1894.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on faith, inventions, and prudence

"Faith" is a fine invention When Gentleman can see - But Microscopes are prudent In an Emergency

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 185, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on faith

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Faith -is the Pierless Bridge Supporting what We see Unto the Scene that We do not -.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 915, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on fame and songs

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Fame is a bee It has a song - It has a sting - Ah, too, it has a wing.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Poem no. 1763.

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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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