"The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Emily Dickinson on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Emily Dickinson on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Emily Dickinson on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Emily Dickinson on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Emily Dickinson on Mark Twain
"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought."
"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."
"Where thou art, that is home."
"Beauty is not caused. It is."
"Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality."