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Emily Dickinson
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these
Emily Dickinson
#Emotions

Emily Dickinson
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Emily Dickinson
#American Poet #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #Life

Emily Dickinson
Saying nothing...sometimes says the most.
Emily Dickinson
#Advice

Emily Dickinson
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
Emily Dickinson
#American Poet #Creation

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

Emily Dickinson
Nature is what we know - Yet have not art to say - So impotent our wisdom is To her simplicity
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#Art

Emily Dickinson
One need not be a chamber to be haunted; / One need not be a house; /The brain has corridors surpassing / Material place.
Emily Dickinson
#Brain

Emily Dickinson
Drab Habitation of Whom? Tabernacle or Tomb - or Dome of Worm - or Porch of Gnome - or some Elf's Catacomb?
Emily Dickinson
#American Poet

Emily Dickinson
This is my letter to the World / That never wrote to Me-- / The simple News that Nature told-- / With tender majesty.
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#Nature

Emily Dickinson
The truth must dazzle gradually or every man be blind.
Emily Dickinson
#Man

Emily Dickinson
Our journey has advanced; / Our feet were almost come / To that odd fork in Being's road,/ Eternity by term.
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#Eternity

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

Emily Dickinson
It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.
Emily Dickinson
#Action #French Proverbs

Emily Dickinson
We never know where we go when we are going, We jest and shut the door; Fate - following behind us -bolts it, And we accost no more
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#Fate

Emily Dickinson
I measure every grief I meet with narrow, probing eyes - I wonder if it weighs like mine - or has an easier size.
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#Eyes

Emily Dickinson
Dying is a wild night and a new road.
Emily Dickinson
#American Poet #Night

Emily Dickinson
Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned.
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#Luck

Emily Dickinson
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
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#American Poet #Oppression

Emily Dickinson
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Emily Dickinson
#American Poet #Age And Aging

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Of Consciousness, her awful Mate. The Soul cannot be rid -- as easy the secreting her behind the Eyes of God.
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#Consciousness

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Remorse --is Memory --awake --/ Her Parties all astir --/ A Presence of Departed Acts --/ At window --and at Door --
Emily Dickinson
#Memory