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.

Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality Emily Dickinson
Forever is composed of nows. Emily Dickinson
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled Emily Dickinson
Beauty is not the cause of something, it is what it is. Emily Dickinson
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. Emily Dickinson
I would like more sisters, that the taking out of one, might not leave such stillness. Emily Dickinson
Some keep the Sabbath going to church; I keep it staying at home, with a bobolink for a chorister, and an orchard for a dome. Emily Dickinson
Surgeons must be very careful when they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions. Stirs the Culprit Life! Emily Dickinson
March is the month of expectation, the things we do not know, The persons of prognostication are coming now. We try to sham becoming firmness, But pompous joy betrays us, as his first betrothal betrays a boy. Emily Dickinson
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs. Emily Dickinson
Let us go in; the fog is rising. Emily Dickinson
A wounded deer leaps the highest. 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
Longing is like a seed that wrestles in the ground. Emily Dickinson
The pedigree of honey Does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him Is aristocracy. Emily Dickinson
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality. Emily Dickinson
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson
Affection is like bread, unnoticed till we starve, and then we dream of it, and sing of it, and paint it, when every urchin in the street has more than he can eat. Emily Dickinson
Surgeons must be very careful when they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions stirs the Culprit - Life! Emily Dickinson
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell. Emily Dickinson
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse. Emily Dickinson
It sounded as if the streets were running, And then the streets stood still. Emily Dickinson
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude! Emily Dickinson
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. Emily Dickinson
Saying nothing... sometimes says the most. Emily Dickinson
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. Emily Dickinson
A shady friend for torrid days Is easier to find than one of higher temperature for frigid hour of mind. Emily Dickinson
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes. Emily Dickinson
Best Witchcraft is Geometry to the magician's mind - His ordinary acts are feats to thinking of mankind. Emily Dickinson