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Emily Dickinson Quotes

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Glee! The great storm is over!

Great Spirit, give to me a heaven not so large as yours but large enough for me.

He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.

He disposes Doom who hath suffered him.

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

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.

I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.

I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.

I'm nobody, who are you?

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.
[Helping Other People]

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.

It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

Love is anterior to life Posterior to death Initial of creation, and The exponent of breath.

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.

Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.

My friends are my estate.

My only sketch, profile, of heaven is a large blue sky, and larger than the biggest I have seen in June-and in it are my friends-every one of them.

Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.
[Self Acceptance]

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