Emily Dickinson Quotes.
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
God is not so wary as we, else He would give us no friends, lest we forget Him! The charms of the heaven in the bush are superseded, I fear, by the heaven in the hand, occasionally.
Nature is our eldest mother; she will do no harm.
One step at a time is all it takes to get you there.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
I think of love, and you, and my heart grows full and warm, and my breath stands still… I can feel a sunshine stealing into my soul and making it all summer, and every thorn, a rose.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.
If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves. You can gain more control over your life by paying closer attention to the little things.
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
I had no portrait, now, but am small, like the wren; and my hair is bold, like the chestnut bur; and my eyes, like the sherry in the glass, that the guest leaves.
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
There is always one thing to be grateful for – that one is one’s self and not somebody else.