“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”

“There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away.”

“The brain is wider than the sky.”

“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.”

“The world is not conclusion, a sequel stands beyond.”

“I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us—don’t tell! They’d banish us, you know.”

“The heart wants what it wants – or else it does not care.”

“To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie— / True Poems flee.”

“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.”

“Drowning is not so pitiful / As the attempt to rise.”

“Forever — is composed of Nows.”

“Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.”

“I dwell in Possibility.” NARENDRA DABHOLKAR QUOTES

“Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.”

“Risk is full! Life is tame!”

“We never know how high we are Till we are asked to rise.”

“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.”

“I took my Power in my Hand / And went against the World.”

“I cannot live with You— / It would be Life— / And Life is over there—”

“Saying nothing…sometimes says the most.”

“We turn not older with years, but newer every day.”

“Unable are the Loved to die / For Love is Immortality, / Nay, it is Deity”

“The brain within its groove / Runs evenly and true; / But let a splinter swerve, / ‘t were easier for you / To put the water back / When floods have slit the hills, / And scooped a turnpike for themselves, / And blotted out the mills!”

“How dreary—to be—Somebody!”