Emily Dickinson Quotes.
If fame belonged to me, I could not escape her; if she did not, the longest day would pass me on the chase, and the approbation of my dog would forsake me then. My barefoot rank is better.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.
I have a brother and sister; my mother does not care for thought, and father, too busy with his briefs to notice what we do. He buys me many books, but begs me not to read them, because he fears they joggle the mind.
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
In such a porcelain life, one likes to be sure that all is well lest one stumble upon one’s hopes in a pile of broken crockery.
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
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.
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
To travel far, there is no better ship than a book.