“I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.” ― Emily Dickinson. Here are 58 Best Emily Dickinson Quotes.

Emily Dickinson Quotes

1. “I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.”
Emily Dickinson

2. “That love is all there is, Is all we know of love.”
Emily Dickinson

3. “The Soul selects her own Society.”
Emily Dickinson

4. “My love for those I love -- not many -- not very many, but don't I love them so?”
Emily Dickinson

5. “Till it has loved, no man or woman can become itself.”
Emily Dickinson

6. “Tis not that dieing hurts us so- tis living- hurts us more.”
Emily Dickenson

7. “A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.”
Emily Dickinson

8. “To shut your eyes is to travel.”
Emily Dickenson

9. “The possible's slow fuse is lit by the Imagination.”
Emily Dickinson

10. “I have been bent and broken, but -I hope- into a better shape.”
Emily Dickinson

11. “Dying is a wild night and a new road.”
Emily Dickinson

12. “Bring me the sunset in a cup.”
Emily Dickinson

13. “They say that God is everywhere and yet we always think of him as somewhat of a recluse.”
Emily Dickinson

14. “To be alive──is Power.”
Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson Quotes

15. “I am nobody! Who are you? Are you a nobody, too?”
Emily Dickinson

16. “One need not be a chamber to be haunted.”
Emily Dickinson

17. “People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.”
Emily Dickinson

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

19. “My friends are my estate.”
Emily Dickinson

20. “We turn not older with years but newer every day.”
Emily Dickinson

21. “My best Acquaintances are those With Whom I spoke no Word”
Emily Dickinson

22. “Beauty is not caused. It is.”
Emily Dickinson

23. “I don't profess to be profound, but I do lay claim to common sense.”
Emily Dickinson

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

25.“Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.”
Emily Dickinson

26. “Till I loved I never lived.”
Emily Dickinson

27. “Pardon My Sanity In A World Insane”
Emily Dickinson

28. “I felt it shelter to speak to you.”
Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson Quotes

29. “Forever is composed of nows.”
Emily Dickinson

30. “Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it.”
Emily Dickinson

31. “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.”
Emily Dickinson

32. “Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality.”
Emily Dickinson

33. “This is my letter to the world That never wrote to me”
Emily Dickinson

34. “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.”
Emily Dickinson

35. “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.”
Emily Dickinson

36. “But a Book is only the Heart's Portrait- every Page a Pulse.”
Emily Dickinson

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

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

39. “I dwell in possibility…”
Emily Dickinson

40. “Write me of hope and love, and hearts that endured.”
Emily Dickinson

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

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

Emily Dickinson Quotes

43. “If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”
Emily Dickinson

44. “I must go in, the fog is rising.”
Emily Dickinson

45. “The Heart wants what it wants - or else it does not care”
Emily Dickinson

46. “We outgrow love like other things and put it in a drawer, till it an antique fashion shows like costumes grandsires wore.”
Emily Dickinson

47. “Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.”
Emily Dickinson

48. “Parting is all we know of Heaven,
and all we need of Hell.”
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49. “Truth is so rare, it is delightful to tell it.”
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50. “A wounded dear leaps the highest”
Emily Dickinson

51. “Not knowing when the dawn will come
I open every door.”
Emily Dickinson

52. “Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.”
Emily Dickinson

53. “Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.”
Emily Dickinson

54. “I tasted life.”
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55. “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.”
Emily Dickinson

56. “Judge tenderly of me.”
Emily Dickinson

57. “The dearest ones of time, the strongest friends of the soul--BOOKS.”
Emily Dickinson

58. “Those who have not found the heaven below will fail of it above.”
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