Tell the truth, but tell it slant.


Emily Dickinson

896

Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.


Emily Dickinson

896

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.


Emily Dickinson

896

To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.


Emily Dickinson

896

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.


Emily Dickinson

896

Luck is not chance, it’s toil fortune’s expensive smile is earned.


Emily Dickinson

896

They might not need me but they might. I’ll let my head be just in sight a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.


Emily Dickinson

896

Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.


Emily Dickinson

896

There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.


Emily Dickinson

896

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.


Emily Dickinson

896

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

896

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.


Emily Dickinson

896

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!


Emily Dickinson

896

Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.


Emily Dickinson

896

Beauty is not caused. It is.


Emily Dickinson

896

Where thou art, that is home.


Emily Dickinson

896

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.


Emily Dickinson

896

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.


Emily Dickinson

896

Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.


Emily Dickinson

896

For love is immortality.


Emily Dickinson

896

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