Emily Dickinson Quotes About Compassion

Quotes about: Compassion
  • The sweets of pillage can be known To no one but the thief, Compassion for integrity Is his divinest grief.

    Emily Dickinson, Ralph William Franklin (1999). “The Poems of Emily Dickinson”, p.562, Harvard University Press
  • The power to console is not within corporeal reach - though its attempt is precious.

    Emily Dickinson, Martha Dickinson Bianchi (1971). “The Life and Letters of Emily Dickinson”, p.322, Biblo & Tannen Publishers

Emily Dickinson

  • Born: December 10, 1830
  • Died: May 15, 1886
  • Occupation: Poet
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