Emily Dickinson Quotes.
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.
Fortune befriends the bold.
Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
The Soul selects her own Society.
I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine.
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.
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
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.
I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
The poet lights the light and fades away. But the light goes on and on.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
We never know how high we are till we are called to rise. Then if we are true to form our statures touch the skies.