Emily Dickinson, American Poet ( December 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886 )

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Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.~Emily Dickinson

Morning Romantic You

Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.~Emily Dickinson

Nothing Saying Sometimes

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.~Emily Dickinson

Hope Words Soul

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

Truth Rare Tell

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

Experience Welcome Soul

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

Love Love Is Sympathy

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

Love Hope Birds

A wounded deer leaps the highest.~Emily Dickinson

Deer Leaps Wounded

My friends are my estate.~Emily Dickinson

Friendship Friends Estate

I am growing handsome very fast indeed! I expect I shall be the belle of Amherst when I reach my 17th year. I don't doubt that I shall have perfect crowds of admirers at that age. Then how I shall delight to make them await my bidding, and with what delight shall I witness their suspense while I make my final decision.~Emily Dickinson

Age Decision I Am

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

Romantic Heart Live

I'm nobody, who are you?~Emily Dickinson

You Nobody Who

Beauty is not caused. It is.~Emily Dickinson

Beauty Caused

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.~Emily Dickinson

Nature Alone Bee

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

Door Not Knowing Dawn

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

Life Time Live

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

Time First Time Done

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

Smile Small Me

People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.~Emily Dickinson

People Oppression Muscles

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

Life Joy Living

Fortune befriends the bold.~Emily Dickinson

Success Bold Fortune

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

Life Love Death

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

Success Succeed Success Is

A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.~Emily Dickinson

Day Live Dead

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.~Emily Dickinson

Pet Better Know