Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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 cats, idealism, justice, and pleasure

You remember my ideal cat has always a huge rat in its mouth, just going out of sight - though going out of sight in itself has a peculiar pleasure.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Selected Poems and Letters of Emily Dickinson

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on world

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How much can come And much can go, And yet abide the world!

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: There came a Wind

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on god and soul

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Of Consciousness, her awful Mate The Soul cannot be rid - As easy the secreting her Behind the Eyes of God.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 894, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson

The dandelion's pallid tube Astonishes the grass, And winter instantly becomes An infinite alas.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: poem no. 1519.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on death

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The distance that the dead have gone Does not at first appear - Their coming back seems possible For many an ardent year.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, no. 1742, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.

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A Quote by Emily Dickinson on death, immortality, and justice

Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: "The Chariot", poem no. 712.

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