Emily Dickinson, fully Emily Elizabeth Dickinson

Emily
Dickinson, fully Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
1830
1886

American Poet

Author Quotes

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.

The brain is wider than the sky.

Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.

My friends are my estate.

It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

Forever is composed of nows.

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.

The past is not a package one can lay away.

If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain. If I can ease one Life the Aching Or cool one pain Or help one fainting Robin Unto his nest again I shall not live in vain.

Genius lies in affection, not intellect.

Prayer is the little implement through which men reach where Presence – is denied them.

Luck is not chance – it’s toil – fortune’s expensive smile is earned.

Who has not found the heaven below will fail of it above. God’s residence is next to mine, His furniture is love.

If I can stop one Heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.

How do most people live without any thoughts?

I dwell in possibilities.

A great Hope fell. You heard no noise. The Ruin was within.

All but Death, can be Adjusted.

Author Picture
First Name
Emily
Last Name
Dickinson, fully Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Birth Date
1830
Death Date
1886
Bio

American Poet