Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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 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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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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