emily dickinson Quotes

So few that live have life ...
tags: live
— Emily Dickinson
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
tags: hope heaven
— Emily Dickinson
The dearest ones of time, the strongest friends of the soul-BOOKS.
tags: time friends
— Emily Dickinson
If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves. You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things.
tags: control care attention
— Emily Dickinson
Good times are always mutual; that is what makes good times.
tags: time
— Emily Dickinson
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
tags: experience soul
— Emily Dickinson
I have an appetite for silence.
tags: silence
— Emily Dickinson
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
tags: joy living
— Emily Dickinson
Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.
tags: knowing
— Emily Dickinson
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
tags: talent celebrity punishment
— Emily Dickinson
My life closed twice before its close;It yet remains to seeIf Immortality unveilA third event to me,So huge, so hopeless to conceive,As these that twice befell.Parting is all we know of heaven,And all we need of hell.
tags: hell immortality
— Emily Dickinson
Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.
tags: saying
— Emily Dickinson
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
tags: year
— Emily Dickinson
The lovely flowers embarrass me. They make me regret I am not a bee...
tags: regret flowers
— Emily Dickinson
The last of Summer is Delight -Deterred by Retrospect.'Tis Ecstasy's revealed Review -Enchantment's Syndicate.To meet it - nameless as it is -Without celestial Mail -Audacious as without a KnockTo walk within the Veil.
tags: summer
— Emily Dickinson
Pardon My Sanity In A World Insane
tags: world
— Emily Dickinson
God gave a loaf to every bird, But just a crumb to me.
tags: god
— Emily Dickinson
We outgrow love like other things and put it in a drawer, till it an antique fashion shows like costumes grandsires wore.
tags: fashion
— Emily Dickinson
We never know we go when we are going- We jest and shut the Door- Fate-following-behind us bolts it- And we accost no more-.
— Emily Dickinson
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
tags: thoughts age
— Emily Dickinson
I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.
tags: power world write
— Emily Dickinson
The possible's slow fuse is lit by the Imagination.
tags: imagination
— Emily Dickinson
Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.
— Emily Dickinson
I SEE thee better in the dark, I do not need a light. The love of thee a prism be Excelling violet. I see thee better for the years That hunch themselves between, The miner's lamp sufficient be To nullify the mine. And in the grave I see thee best- Its little panels be A-glow, all ruddy with the light I held so high for thee! What need of day to those whose dark Hath so surpassing sun, It seem it be continually At the meridian?
tags: dark year
— Emily Dickinson
I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness.
— Emily Dickinson
November always seemed to me the Norway of the year.
tags: year
— Emily Dickinson
Forever - is composed of Nows- 'Tis not a different time... Let Months dissolve in further Months- And Years - exhale in Years...
tags: time forever year
— Emily Dickinson
I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.
tags: immortality
— Emily Dickinson
Hope is a thing with feathers
tags: hope
— Emily Dickinson
Take all away from me, but leave me Ecstasy, And I am richer then than all my Fellow Men-.
— Emily Dickinson
I like a look of Agony, because I know it's true - men do not sham Convulsion, nor simulate, a Throe
tags: men true
— Emily Dickinson
You are nipping in the bud fancies which I let blossom. The shore is safer, but I love to buffet the sea - I can count the bitter wrecks here in these pleasant waters, and hear the murmuring winds, but oh, I love the danger!
tags: water
— Emily Dickinson
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
tags: death creation
— Emily Dickinson
My love for those I love - not many - not very many, but don't I love them so?
— Emily Dickinson
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?
tags: body fire poetry book read
— Emily Dickinson
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
tags: success
— Emily Dickinson
If your Nerve, deny you - Go above your Nerve
— Emily Dickinson
The past is not a package one can lay away.
tags: past
— Emily Dickinson
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
tags: time demon
— Emily Dickinson
They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.
tags: smile
— Emily Dickinson
emily dickinson
Birth    : December 10, 1830
Death  : May 15, 1886
Occupation  : Poet