Emily Dickinson

American poet (1830-1886)

Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.

Emily Dickinson

Sourced quotes

  • "My friends are my estate. Forgive me then the avarice to hoard them."[1]    
Simple: My friends are what is important to me. Allow me to want to have many friends.
  • "If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain..."[2]     
Simple: If I stop one person getting a broken heart, then my life had purpose.


  1. Letter to a Samuel Bowles; "Letter 193"
  2. Great Poems by American Women, Google Books.

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