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45 Emily Dickinson Quotes About Life (NATURE)

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If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words - and never stops at all.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words – and never stops at all.
Saying nothing sometimes says the most.
Saying nothing sometimes says the most.
Forever is composed of nows.
Forever is composed of nows.
That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.
That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.

13 Inspirational Emily Dickinson Quotes About Life

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.
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.
Truth is so rare, it is delightful to tell it.
Truth is so rare, it is delightful to tell it.
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.
Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.
I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.
I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Dwell in possibility. Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Dwell in possibility. Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
A wounded deer leaps the highest.
A wounded deer leaps the highest.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the king.
A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the king.
Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me – The carriage held but just ourselves – and immortality.
Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me – The carriage held but just ourselves – and immortality.
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.
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.

6 Emily Dickinson Quotes About Love

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
Till it has loved, no man or woman can become itself.
Till it has loved, no man or woman can become itself.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
The heart wants what it wants — or else it does not care.
The heart wants what it wants — or else it does not care.
I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.
I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.

11 Wise Emily Dickinson Quotes (WISDOM)

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.
Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.
Nature is a haunted house - but Art - is a house that tries to be haunted.
Nature is a haunted house – but Art – is a house that tries to be haunted.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
Fortune befriends the bold.
Fortune befriends the bold.
The brain is wider than the sky.
The brain is wider than the sky.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
Nature is our eldest mother; she will do no harm.
Nature is our eldest mother; she will do no harm.

5 Emily Dickinson Quotes on Poetry and Words

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, 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.
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.
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.
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
We are the only poets, and everyone else is prose.
We are the only poets, and everyone else is prose.
The dearest ones of time, the strongest friends of the soul - BOOKS.
The dearest ones of time, the strongest friends of the soul – BOOKS.

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