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Emily Dickinson



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

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

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    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.

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    Beauty is not caused. It is.

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

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    That it shall never come again is what makes life so sweet

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    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.

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    Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.

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    That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.

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    I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.

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    I confess that I love him, I rejoice that I love him, I thank the maker of Heaven and Earth that gave him to me. The exultation floods me.

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    Dreams are the subtle Dower/ That make us rich an Hour/ Then fling us poor/ Out of the purple door.

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    I hope you love birds, too. It is economical. It saves going to Heaven.

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    That Love is all there is, Is all we know of Love.

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    Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed. To comprehend a nectar - Requires sorest need.

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    Tell all the truth but tell it slant - success in circuit lies.

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