Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Beauty is not caused. It is.
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.
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
Luck is not chance, it's toil fortune's expensive smile is earned.
Where thou art, that is home.
They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
I do not like the man who squanders life for fame give me the man who living makes a name.
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
God is not so wary as we, else He would give us no friends, lest we forget Him! The charms of the heaven in the bush are superseded, I fear, by the heaven in the hand, occasionally.
Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough.
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality.
That it will never come again is what makes life sweet.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
My friends are my estate.
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.
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.
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Forever is composed of nows.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.