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Emily Dickinson Quotes

A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.

A wounded deer leaps the highest.

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

Beauty is not caused. It is.

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

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

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

Dying is a wild night and a new road.

Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.

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

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

For love is immortality.

Forever is composed of nows.

Fortune befriends the bold.

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.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the 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.