Emily Dickinson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Emily Dickinson quotes, Emily Dickinson sayings, and Emily Dickinson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson
My friends are my estate. Emily Dickinson
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. Emily Dickinson
The past is not a package one can lay away. Emily Dickinson
I measure every grief I meet with narrow, probing eyes - I wonder if it weighs like mine - or has an easier size. Emily Dickinson
I dwell in possibility. Emily Dickinson
Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. Emily Dickinson
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else. Emily Dickinson
Life is a spell so exquisite that everything conspires to break it. Emily Dickinson
Morning without you is dwindled dawn. Emily Dickinson
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. Emily Dickinson
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell. Emily Dickinson
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. Emily Dickinson
Luck is not chance. It's Toil. Fortune's expensive smile is earned. Emily Dickinson
We turn not older with years, but newer every day. Emily Dickinson
We turn not older with years but newer every day. 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
The brain is wider than the sky. Emily Dickinson
Dwell in possibility. Emily Dickinson
People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. Emily Dickinson
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. Emily Dickinson
Truth is such a rare thing, it is delighted to tell it. Emily Dickinson
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. Emily Dickinson
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought. Emily Dickinson
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell. Emily Dickinson
Where thou art, thou is home. Emily Dickinson
[A] mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled. Emily Dickinson
I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality. Emily Dickinson
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn. 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