Emily Dickinson Quotes





I dwell in possibility...








Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the words without the tune, and never stops at all.

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all.

A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.

If I can stop one Heart from breaking I shall not live in vain If I can ease one Life the Aching, or cool one Pain, Or help one fainting Robin into his Nest again, I shall not live in Vain.

One need not be a chamber to be haunted; One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place.

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those we have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these things.





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Now, man of croziers, shadows called our names
And then away, away, like whirling flames;
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