Emily Dickinson Quotes
"Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes."
"If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain."
"Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed."
"Without suspecting our abode until we drive away."
"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
"Forever is composed of nows."
"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!"
"Is wholesome even for the King."
"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 a chart were given."
"Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent."
"I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name."
"Fortune befriends the bold."
"Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes"
"It is better to be the hammer than the anvil."
"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought."
"Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon."
"If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry."
"The possible's slow fuse is lit, by the Imagination."
"A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day."
"Anger as soon as fed is dead - 'Tis starving makes it fat."
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