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Emily Dickinson
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Experiment has a stimulus which withers its fear. Emily Dickinson

To die before one fears to die may be a boon. Emily Dickinson

It is true that the unknown is the largest need of the intellect, though for it, no one thinks to thank God. Emily Dickinson

I miss the grasshoppers much, but suppose it is all for the best. I should become too much attached to a trotting world. Emily Dickinson

To be alive??is Power. Emily Dickinson

It might be lonelier Without the Loneliness - I'm so accustomed to my Fate - Perhaps the Other - Peace - Would interrupt the Dark - And crowd the little Room - Too scant - by Cubits - to contain The Sacrament - of Him - I am not used to Hope - It might intrude upon - Its sweet parade - blaspheme the place - Ordained to Suffering - It might be easier To fail - with Land in Sight - Than gain - My Blue Peninsula - To perish - of Delight - Emily Dickinson

Beauty is just a light switch away...'click!' Beauty is not caused. It is. Emily Dickinson

Forever is made up of nows. Emily Dickinson

Love is like life-merely longer. Emily Dickinson

Love is everything. And that's all we know about it. Emily Dickinson

The pedigree of honey does not concern the bee, a clover, anytime, to him, is aristocracy. Emily Dickinson

No ladder needs the bird but skies To situate its wings, Nor any leader's grim baton Arraigns it as it sings. Emily Dickinson

By Chivalries as tiny, A Blossom, or a Book, The seeds of smiles are planted - Which Blossom in the dark. Emily Dickinson

Prayer is the little implement Through which Men reach Where Presence - is denied them. Emily Dickinson

Time is a Test of Trouble - But not a Remedy - If such it prove, it prove too There was no Malady Emily Dickinson

IT might be easier To fail with land in sight, Than gain my blue peninsula To perish of delight. Emily Dickinson

Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy! If I should fail, what poverty! And yet, as poor as I Have ventured all upon a throw; Have gained! Yes! Hesitated so this side the victory! Emily Dickinson

No Life can pompless pass away - The lowliest career To the same Pageant wends its way As that exalted here -. Emily Dickinson

Pardon My Sanity In A World Insane Emily Dickinson

Those who have not found the heaven below, will fail of it above. Emily Dickinson

A death-blow is a life-blow to some Who, till they died, did not alive become; Who, had they lived, had died, but when They died, vitality begun. Emily Dickinson

Such is the force of Happiness- The Least can lift a ton Assisted by its stimulus. Emily Dickinson

The Loneliness One dare not sound - And would as soon surmise AS in its Grave go plumbing To ascertain the size - The Loneliness whose worst alarm Is lest itself should see - And perish from before itself For just a scrutiny - The Horror not to be surveyed - But skirted in the Dark - With Consciousness suspended - And Being under Lock - I fear me this - is Loneliness - The Maker of the soul Its Caverns and its Corridors Illuminate - or seal Emily Dickinson

I'll tell you how the sun rose, a ribbon at a time. The steeples swam in amethyst, The news like squirrels ran. The hills untied their bonnets, The bobolinks begun. Then I said softly to myself, "That must have been the sun! Emily Dickinson

Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it. Emily Dickinson

A Word that Breathes Distinctly Has not the Power to Die Emily Dickinson

Opinion is a fitting thing but truth outlasts the sun - if then we cannot own them both, possess the oldest one. Emily Dickinson

My best Acquaintances are those With Whom I spoke no Word Emily Dickinson

Apparently with no surprise To any happy Flower The Frost beheads it at its play - In accidental power - The blonde Assassin passes on - The Sun proceeds unmoved To measure off another Day For an Approving God. Emily Dickinson

This so much joy! This so much joy! If I should fail, what poverty! And yet, as poor as I Have ventured all upon a throw; Have gained! Yes! Hesitated so this side the victory! Emily Dickinson

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

I cling to nowhere until I fall - the crash of Nothing... Emily Dickinson

There is no frigate like a book Emily Dickinson

To fight aloud is very brave, but gallanter, I know, who charge within the bosom, the Cavalry of Woe. Emily Dickinson

So instead of getting to Heaven, at last - I'm going, all along. Emily Dickinson

Not to discover weakness is The Artifice of strength. Emily Dickinson

No Life can pompless pass away - The lowliest career To the same Pageant wends its way As that exalted here - Emily Dickinson

Dreams are the subtle Dower That make us rich an Hour Then fling us poor Out of the purple door. Emily Dickinson

The Soul should always stand ajar. Emily Dickinson

You can stay young as long as you learn. Emily Dickinson

September's Baccalaureate A combination is Of Crickets - Crows - and Retrospects And a dissembling Breeze That hints without assuming - An Innuendo sear That makes the Heart put up its Fun And turn Philosopher. Emily Dickinson

A Bayonet's contrition is nothing to the dead. Emily Dickinson

This World is not Conclusion. A Sequel stands beyond- Invisible, as Music- But positive, as Sound. Emily Dickinson

I'm nobody, who are you? Emily Dickinson

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture. Emily Dickinson

He deposes Doom Who hath suffered him. Emily Dickinson

To venerate the simple days Which lead the seasons by, Needs but to remember That from you or I They may take the trifle Termed mortality! Emily Dickinson

The vastest earthly Day Is shrunken small By one Defaulting Face Behind a Pall. Emily Dickinson

The words the happy say Are paltry melody But those the silent feel Are beautiful-. Emily Dickinson

LOOK back on time with kindly eyes, He doubtless did his best; How softly sinks his trembling sun In human nature's west! Emily Dickinson

The mountain at a given distance In amber lies; Approached, the amber flits a little,- And that's the skies! Emily Dickinson

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way? Emily Dickinson

Here is a little forest Whose leaf is ever green; Here is a brighter garden, Where not a frost has been; In its unfading flowers I hear the bright bee hum; Prithee, my brother, Into my garden come! Emily Dickinson

The Crime, from us, is hidden, [though] he is presumed to know. Emily Dickinson

I HIDE myself within my flower That wearing on your breast, You, unsuspecting, wear me too- And angels know the rest. I hide myself within my flower, That, fading from your vase, You, unsuspecting, feel for me Almost a loneliness... Emily Dickinson

Earth is a merry damsel, and heaven a knight so true Emily Dickinson

To fight aloud, is very brave- But gallanter, I know Who charge within the bosom The Cavalry of Wo- Who win, and nations do not see- Who fall - and none observe - Whose dying eyes, no Country Regards with patriot love- We trust, in plumed procession For such, the Angels go- Rank after Rank, with even feet- And Uniforms of Snow. 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

There is a pain so utter, it swallows being up; The covers the abyss with a trance So memory can step around, across, upon it. Emily Dickinson

There is always one thing to be grateful for - that one is one's self and not somebody else. Emily Dickinson

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

A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King, But God be with the Clown, Who ponders this tremendous scene - This whole experiment in green, As if it were his own! Emily Dickinson

MY river runs to thee: Blue sea, wilt welcome me? My river waits reply. Oh sea, look graciously! I "ll fetch thee brooks From spotted nooks,- Say, sea, Take me! Emily Dickinson

Expectation is contentment - Gain satiety. Emily Dickinson

When we think of his lone effort to live and its bleak reward, the mind turns to the myth "for His mercy endureth forever," with confiding revulsion. Emily Dickinson

At least to pray is left - is left Oh Jesus - in the Air - I know not which thy chamber is - I'm knocking everywhere. Emily Dickinson

These are the days when birds come back, a very few, a Bird or two, to take a backward look. Emily Dickinson

My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun - In Corners - till a Day The Owner passed - identified - And carried Me away - Emily Dickinson

I imagine therefore I belong and am free. Emily Dickinson

The hearts that never lean must fall. Emily Dickinson

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