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Emily Dickinson

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"Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (1 votes)
"We turn not older with years, but newer every day." Age 4.1 avg (12 votes)
"Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it." Truth & Lies 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else." Life & Death 4.6 avg (13 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)
"Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed." Success 4.2 avg (9 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)
"Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell." Miscellaneous 4.6 avg (20 votes)
"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Age 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"My friends are my estate." Friendship 4.1 avg (11 votes)
"Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned." Luck 2.5 avg (2 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)
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry." Poetry 0 avg (0 votes)
"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!" Nature 4.6 avg (7 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)
"Forever is composed of nows." Time 4.6 avg (16 votes)
"Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate." Fame 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Beauty is not caused. It is." Beauty 4.8 avg (16 votes)
"Anger as soon as fed is dead. 'Tis starving makes it fat." Anger 4.2 avg (11 votes)
"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)


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