Emily Dickinson Quotes (543 Quotes)


    And perish on the Day
    Himself is borne away
    From Mansion of the Universe
    A lifeless Deity.


    Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode, until we drive away


    The Mind lives on the Heart
    Like any Parasite --
    If that is full of Meat
    The Mind is fat.


    We must be careful what we say. No bird resumes its egg.

    Will you tell me my fault, frankly as to yourself, for I had rather wince, than die. Men do not call the surgeon to commend the bone, but to set it, Sir.

    But during March and April
    None stir abroad
    Without a cordial interview
    With God.

    Tomorrow, night will come again --
    Perhaps, weary and sore --
    Ah Bugle!

    Robins, in the tradition
    Did cover such with leaves,
    But which the cheek --
    And which the pall
    My scrutiny deceives.

    It has no Future -- but itself --
    Its Infinite contain
    Its Past -- enlightened to perceive
    New Periods -- of Pain.

    The Definition of Beauty is
    That Definition is none --
    Of Heaven, easing Analysis,
    Since Heaven and He are one.

    Or a leaving Home, or later,
    Parting with a World
    We have understood for better
    Still to be explained.

    An Altitude of Death, that could
    No bitterer debar
    Than Life -- had done -- before it --
    Yet -- there is a Science more --

    Bless God, he went as soldiers,
    His musket on his breast --
    Grant God, he charge the bravest
    Of all the martial blest!

    Faith is the Pierless Bridge Supporting what We see Unto the Scene that We do not .

    The rainbow never tells me
    That gust and storm are by,
    Yet is she more convincing
    Than Philosophy.

    Except by Butterflies
    Unnoticed as a single dew
    That on the Acre lies.

    Nods from the Gilded pointers --
    Nods from the Seconds slim --
    Decades of Arrogance between
    The Dial life --
    And Him --

    The Sweeping up the Heart
    And putting Love away
    We shall not want to use again
    Until Eternity.


    The Robins stand as thick today
    As flakes of snow stood yesterday --
    On fence -- and Roof -- and Twig!


    I never saw a moor, I never saw the sea Yet know I how the heather looks, And what a wave must be. I never spoke with God, Nor visited in heaven Yet certain am I of the spot As if the chart were given.

    Thy sacred emblems to partake --
    They consecrated bread to take
    And thine immortal wine!

    Crowns of Life" are servile Prizes
    To the stately Heart,
    Given for the Giving, solely,
    No Emolument.

    There came a wind like a bugle It quivered through the grass.

    Peter, put up the sunshine;
    Patti, arrange the stars;
    Tell Luna, tea is waiting,
    And call your brother Mars!

    We parted with a contract
    To cherish, and to write
    But Heaven made both, impossible
    Before another night.

    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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