‘Because I could not stop for death; He kindly stopped for me’ - words by Emily Dickinson say a lot about the brilliance of this American poet. Mostly unrecognized at her own time, today, Emily Dickinson is one of the most treasured American poets. She gained prominence post her death for her unusual use of form and syntax. A private person, Dickinson lived a life of seclusion and simplicity. However, this did not come in way of her creativity as she penned some of the greatest and most powerful poetry ever written. Most of her works dwelled on the themes of immortality and death. A trademark style of this prolific poet was to express far-reaching ideas in short, compact phrases. Her words left a lasting imprint on the mind of the readers and have the ability to move and provoke. Here are some of the selected quotes by Emily Dickinson.