Monday, April 16, 2007

Emily Dickinson Quotes

"Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell."-Emily Dickinson, from My life closed twice before its close

"Beauty is not caused. It is."-Emily Dickinson

"Forever is composed of nows."-Emily Dickinson

"Saying nothing...sometimes says the most."-Emily Dickinson

"Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it."-Emily Dickinson

"Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath."-Emily Dickinson

"Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned."-Emily Dickinson

"Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes."-Emily Dickinson

"Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon."-Emily Dickinson

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality."-Emily Dickinson

"Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate."-Emily Dickinson

"The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience."-Emily Dickinson

"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

"Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed."-Emily Dickinson

"Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door."-Emily Dickinson

"Fortune befriends the bold."-Emily Dickinson

"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain."-Emily Dickinson

"I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven."-Emily Dickinson

"That it will never come again is what makes life sweet."-Emily Dickinson

"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought."-Emily Dickinson

"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!"-Emily Dickinson

"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."-Emily Dickinson

"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough."-Emily Dickinson

"Dying is a wild night and a new road."-Emily Dickinson

"Finite to fail, but infinite to venture."-Emily Dickinson

"To whom the mornings are like nights, What must the midnights be!"-Emily Dickinson

"The possible's slow fuse is lit, by the Imagination."-Emily Dickinson

"Dwell in possibility."-Emily Dickinson

1 comment:

  1. "To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."-Emily Dickinson. I like this quote very much. Thanks for sharing!!