Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

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.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Emily Dickinson

Called Back

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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.

Contributed by: Zaady

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.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on anguish

in

For each ecstatic instant We must an anguish pay In keen and quivering ratio To the ecstasy.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: a collection of quotations found on the Internet.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on eternity and journeys

Our journey had advanced; Our feet were almost come To that odd fork in Being's road, Eternity by term.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: “Our Journey had Advanced”

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on failure

in

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on world

in

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

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: There came a Wind

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Emily Dickinson on god and soul

in

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.

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content