emily dickinson quotes
 
Emily Dickinson quotes talk about living with hope despite life sometimes being so seemingly wearisome and facing each day with positive expectations. Emily Dickinson quotes will take you to a place of poetry and serenity at times, she shared her love for poetry and reading, something she talks about a lot in her quotes.
 
For more quotes about poetry, you can see more at Mary Wollstonecraft Quotes.
 
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was famous as an American poet. She wrote many things and most of them are found in her quotes that you will see here. She wrote about love, life, hope. death, and writing. These were the things that took up much of her time and she was known for her community work as well.
 

Emily Dickinson Quotes About Love

 
Emily Dickinson quotes about love are many she was very fond of relationships. Her willingness to help others was evident in the community she lived, it said her family was very prominent and this also played a great impact on her life.
 

“Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The Heart wants what it wants – or else it does not care”
Emily Dickinson
 
“That I shall love always, I argue thee that love is life, and life hath immortality”
Emily Dickinson
 
“But a Book is only the Heart’s Portrait- every Page a Pulse.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“An ear can break a human heart
As quickly as a spear,
We wish the ear had not a heart
So dangerously near.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Write me of hope and love, and hearts that endured.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“How do most people live without any thought? There are many people in the world,–you must have noticed them in the street,–how do they live? How do they get strength to put on their clothes in the morning?”
Emily Dickinson
 
“My love for those I love — not many — not very many, but don’t I love them so?”
Emily Dickinson
 
“That love is all there is, Is all we know of love.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Till it has loved, no man or woman can become itself.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“But love is tired and must sleep,
And hungry and must graze
And so abets the shining Fleet
Till it is out of gaze.”
Emily Dickinson
 

Emily Dickinson Quotes About Life

 
Emily Dickinson quotes about life are a beautiful collection of poetic remarks that she left for all the world to enjoy, I do hope you will find them fascinating!
 
“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The brain is wider than the sky.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I tasted life.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The sun just touched the morning;
The morning, happy thing,
Supposed that he had come to dwell,
And life would be all spring.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“To be alive──is Power.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“in this short life
that only lasts ah hour
how much-how little-is
within our power.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Faith is a fine invention
When gentlemen can see,
But microscopes are prudent
In an emergency.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The only secret people keep is immortality.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Existence has overpowered Books. Today I slew a Mushroom.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“That it will never come again
Is what makes life so sweet.”
Emily Dickinson
 

Emily Dickinson Quotes Hope

 
Emily Dickinson quotes hope you will find what she shared a great benefit to your entire being and will be truly inspired by her quotes about hope.
 
“Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“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
 
“Fortune befriends the bold.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I dwell in possibility.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I have been bent and broken, but -I hope- into a better shape.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“My best Acquaintances are those
With Whom I spoke no Word.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Mine Enemy is growing old —
I have at last Revenge —
The Palate of the Hate departs —
If any would avenge.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“A Word that Breathes Distinctly
Has not the Power to Die.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness.”
Emily Dickinson
 

Emily Dickinson Quotes On Death

 
Emily Dickinson quotes on death are very poetic in nature, we all know life is but a passing vapor but death comes at some point. Her quotes are a reflection of her thoughts about the subject.
 
“Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Dying is a wild night and a new road.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Those who have not found the heaven below,
will fail of it above.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
And Mourners to and fro
Kept treading – treading – till it seemed
That Sense was breaking through.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Tis not that dieing hurts us so- tis living- hurts us more.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Anger as soon as fed is dead-
‘Tis starving makes it fat.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Dying is a wild night and a new road.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I cannot live with you,
It would be life,
And life is over there
Behind the shelf.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“It was not death, for I stood up,
And all the dead lie down;
It was not night, for all the bells
Put out their tongues, for noon.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“And yet it tasted like them all;
The figures I have seen
Set orderly, for burial,
Reminded me of mine.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“When everything that ticked has stopped,
And space stares, all around,
Or grisly frosts, first autumn morns,
Repeal the beating ground.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Prepares your brittle substance
For the ethereal blow
by fainter hammers, further heard,
Then nearer, then so slow.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Your breath has time to straighten
Your brain to bubble cool,-
Deals one imperial thunderbolt
That scalps your naked soul.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“He fumbles at your spirit
As players at the keys
Before they drop full music on;
He stuns you by degrees.”
Emily Dickinson
 

Emily Dickinson Quotes About Writing

 
Emily Dickinson quotes about writing are seen in her many writings about life, death, and other subjects. She was often spent much time reading and writing as will be seen in her quotes below.
 
“A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“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
 
“There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“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
 
“He ate and drank the precious words,
His spirit grew robust;
He knew no more that he was poor,
Nor that his frame was dust.
He danced along the dingy days,
And this bequest of wings
Was but a book. What liberty
A loosened spirit brings!”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The poet lights the light and fades away. But the light goes on and on.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away…”
Emily Dickinson
 
“Forever is composed of nows..”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The Heart is the Capital of the Mind—
The Mind is a single State—
The Heart and the Mind together make
A single Continent.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“I took my Power in my Hand —
And went against the World —
‘Twas not so much as David — had —
But I — was twice as bold.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“We never know how high we are
Till we are called to rise;
And then, if we are true to plan,
Our statures touch the skies.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“To see the Summer Sky
Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie—
True Poems flee—”
Emily Dickinson
 
“The bustle in a house
The morning after death
Is solemnest of industries
Enacted upon earth,–
The sweeping up the heart,
And putting love away
We shall not want to use again
Until eternity.”
Emily Dickinson
 
“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.”
Emily Dickinson
 
Emily was considered a fine poet, there have been many famous people who have been long remembered as great writers. You can also see Oscar Wilde Quotes.
 
Emily Dickinson is more popular now than she was in the 1800s. She lived a relatively reclusive life except for when she challenged many ideas at that time. She has passed but her work lives on and as seen above in her many quotes. I hope you found Emily Dickinson quotes a truly remarkable read.