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


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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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'Where thou art, that is home.'


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'Beauty is not caused. It is.'


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'Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.'


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


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'The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.'


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'Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.'


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'They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.'


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'After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.'


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'Where thou art, that is home.'


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'Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.'


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'I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.'


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


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


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'For love is immortality.'


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


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'Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.'


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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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'If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.'


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


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


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'Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.'


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'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.'


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


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'Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.'


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


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


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


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'Tell the truth, but tell it slant.'

 

 

 

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