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Emily Dickinson

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"A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day." Talking 4.5 avg (14 votes)
"Anger as soon as fed is dead. 'Tis starving makes it fat." Anger 4.2 avg (11 votes)
"Beauty is not caused. It is." Beauty 4.8 avg (16 votes)
"Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate." Fame 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Forever is composed of nows." Time 4.6 avg (16 votes)
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all." Hope 4.6 avg (27 votes)
"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!" Nature 4.6 avg (7 votes)
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry." Poetry 0 avg (0 votes)
"If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry." Poetry 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned." Luck 2.5 avg (2 votes)
"My friends are my estate." Friendship 4.1 avg (11 votes)
"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Age 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (20 votes)
"Remember if you marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance, will neither last nor please thee one year: and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all." Beauty, Marriage 4.3 avg (14 votes)
"Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed." Success 4.2 avg (9 votes)
"They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse." God 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else." Life & Death 4.6 avg (13 votes)
"Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it." Truth & Lies 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"We turn not older with years, but newer every day." Age 4.1 avg (12 votes)
"Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (1 votes)


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