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About Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson was an American poet widely regarded as one of the most significant poets in the history of America. Although she wrote nearly 1,800 poems, only about a dozen of these poems were published during her lifetime. Her popular poems include Hope is the Thing with Feathers, Because I Could Not Stop For Death, The Only News I Know, and My Eye is fuller than my vase.
She was the daughter of Edward Dickinson and Emily Norcross. She had two siblings, William Austin and Lavinia. She never married nor had any children.
She was an extremely reclusive person who was often reluctant to even come out of her bedroom to greet guests. Her reclusiveness made a significant majority of her poems remain hidden until after her death, when her sister stumbled across them.
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Famous quotes by Emily Dickinson
After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.Emily Dickinson
Beauty is not caused. It is.Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.Emily Dickinson
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.Emily Dickinson
Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough.Emily Dickinson
For love is immortality.Emily Dickinson
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.Emily Dickinson
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!Emily Dickinson
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.Emily Dickinson
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.Emily Dickinson
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
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.Emily Dickinson
Luck is not chance, it's toil fortune's expensive smile is earned.Emily Dickinson
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.Emily Dickinson
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.Emily Dickinson
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.Emily Dickinson
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.Emily Dickinson
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.Emily Dickinson
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.Emily Dickinson
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
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.Emily Dickinson
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.Emily Dickinson
To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.Emily Dickinson
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
Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.Emily Dickinson
Where thou art, that is home.Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson's Popularity
Emily Dickinson was a famous American poet, who was born on December 10, 1830. As a person born on this date, Emily Dickinson is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (December 10) and the 1st most popular for the year (1830).
People born on December 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Emily Dickinson is the 283rd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Emily Dickinson's birthday, Emily Dickinson is the 2278th most famous American.
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