50 Emily Dickinson Quotes That Will Inspire You

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50 Best Emily Dickinson Quotes

1. “I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word.” – Emily Dickinson

2. “That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.” – Emily Dickinson

3. “This is my letter to the world that never wrote to me.” – Emily Dickinson

4. “Surgeons must be very careful when they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions, stirs the culprit life!” – Emily Dickinson

5. “The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” – Emily Dickinson

6. “I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.” – Emily Dickinson

7. “I argue, thee, that love is life and life hath immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

8. “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.” – Emily Dickinson

9. “My friends are my estate.” – Emily Dickinson

10. “Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.” – Emily Dickinson

11. “Pardon my sanity in a world insane.” Emily Dickinson

12. “Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.” Emily Dickinson

13. “Till it has loved, no man or woman can become itself.” Emily Dickinson

14. “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” Emily Dickinson

15. “Affection is like bread, unnoticed till we starve, and then we dream of it, and sing of it, and paint it, when every urchin in the street has more than he can eat.” Emily Dickinson

16. “I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness.” – Emily Dickinson

17. “We were never intimate mother and children while she was our mother, but when she became our child, the affection came.” Emily Dickinson

18. “Love is its own rescue for we, at our supremest, are but its trembling emblems.” Emily Dickinson

19. “Till I loved, I never lived.” Emily Dickinson

20. “Earth is a merry damsel, and heaven a knight so true.” – Emily Dickinson

21. “Not with a club, the heart is broken nor with a stone. A whip so small you could not see it I’ve known.” Emily Dickinson

22. “That love is all there is, is all we know of love.” Emily Dickinson

23. “I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson

24. “We turn not older with years but newer every day.” – Emily Dickinson

25. “Forever is composed of nows.” – Emily Dickinson

26. “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tunes without the words, and never stops at all.” – Emily Dickinson

27. “I never had a mother. I suppose a mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” – Emily Dickinson

28. “Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.” Emily Dickinson

29. “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.” Emily Dickinson

30. “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” – Emily Dickinson

31. “Find ecstasy in life, the mere sense of living is joy enough.” Emily Dickinson

32. “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.” Emily Dickinson

33. “To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” Emily Dickinson

34. “I do not like the man who squanders life for fame. Give me the man who living, makes a name.” Emily Dickinson

35. “I’m nobody, who are you?” Emily Dickinson

36. “Anger as soon as fed is dead. ‘Tis starving makes it fat.” Emily Dickinson

37. “How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!” Emily Dickinson

38. “A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.” Emily Dickinson

39. “A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the king.” Emily Dickinson

40. “Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.” – Emily Dickinson

41. “A wounded deer leaps the highest.” – Emily Dickinson

42. “Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.” Emily Dickinson

43. “Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.” Emily Dickinson

44. “Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.” Emily Dickinson

45. “Some keep the Sabbath going to church. I keep it staying at home, with a bobolink for a chorister and an orchard for a dome.” Emily Dickinson

46. “We never know how high we are till we are called to rise. Then if we are true to form our statures touch the skies.” Emily Dickinson

47. “Fame is a bee. It has a song. It has a sting. Ah, too, it has a wing.” Emily Dickinson

48. “Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.” Emily Dickinson

49. “We outgrow love like other things and put it in a drawer, till it is an antique fashion show like costumes grandsires wore.” – Emily Dickinson

50. “Tell all the truth, but tell it slant.” – Emily Dickinson

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