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Emily Brontë

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Should never crave the rose.
ANNE BRONTë
I am not an angel," I asserted; "and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
If men could see us as we really are, they would be a little amazed; but the cleverest, the acutest ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
It is a long way to Ireland, Janet, and I am sorry to send my little friend on such weary travels: b...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never be...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I am anchored on a resolve you cannot shake. My heart, my conscience shall dispose of my hand -- ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
No reflection was to be allowed now, not one glance was to be cast back; not even one forward. Not o...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when ...
ANNE BRONTë
What tale do you like best to hear?' 'Oh, I have not much choice! They generally run on the same the...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I see at intervals the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close set bars of a cage: a vivi...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Preserve me from such cordiality! It is like handling briar-roses and may-blossoms - bright enough t...
ANNE BRONTë
When I tell you not to marry without love, I do not advise you to marry for love alone: there are ma...
ANNE BRONTë
[O]ur honeymoon will shine our life long: its beams will only fade over your grave or mine.
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Jane: Mr. Rochester, if ever I did a good deed in my life-if ever I thought a good thought-if ever I...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Arraigned at my own bar, Memory having given her evidence of the hopes, wishes, sentiments I had bee...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
(...)because Miss Temple has generally something to say which is newer than my own reflections; her ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Friendship however is a plant which cannot be forced -- true friendship is no gourd spring up in a n...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Already, I seemed to feel my intellect deteriorating, my heart petrifying, my soul contracting; and ...
ANNE BRONTë
Rochester: "I am no better than the old lightning-struck chestnut-tree in Thornfield orchard…And w...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I tried to cheer her up, and apparently succeeded in some degree, before the walk was over; but in t...
ANNE BRONTë
Reserved people often really need the frank discussion of their sentiments and griefs more than the ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Rapidly, merrily,
Life's sunny hours flit by,
Gratefully, cheerily
Enjoy them as they...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Adieu! but let me cherish, still, The hope with which I cannot part. Contempt may wound, and coldnes...
ANNE BRONTë
Although I maintain that if she were more perfect, she would be less interesting.
ANNE BRONTë
He never could have loved me, or he would not have resigned me so willingly
ANNE BRONTë
My prayers, my tears, my wishes, fears, and lamentations, were witnessed by myself and heaven alone....
ANNE BRONTë
The next visit I paid to Nancy Brown was in the second week in March: for, though I had many spare m...
ANNE BRONTë
Well! what is there remarkable in all this? Why have I recorded it? Because, reader, it was importan...
ANNE BRONTë
I began this book with the intention of concealing nothing, that those who liked might have the bene...
ANNE BRONTë
One bright day in the last week of February, I was walking in the park, enjoying the threefold luxur...
ANNE BRONTë
I always lacked common sense when taken by surprise.
ANNE BRONTë
Our natures own predilections and antipathies alike strange. There are people from whom we secretly ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Worn out with this torture of thought, I rose to my knees. Night was come, and her planets were rise...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I am not your dear; I cannot lie down: send me to school soon, Mrs. Reed, for I hate to live here.
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Well had Solomon said,'Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred there...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I am a free human being with an independent will."
Jane Eyre
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Would you not be happier if you tried to forget her severity, together with the passionate emotions ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
No; you shall tear yourself away, none shall help you: you shall yourself pluck out your right eye; ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Who told you I was called Carl David?" "A little bird, Monsieur." "Does it fly from me to you? Then ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I seem to have gathered up a stray lamb in my arms: you wandered out of the fold to seek your shephe...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
But afterwards, is there nothing more for me in life - no true home - nothing to be dearer to me tha...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I see you and St. John have been quarrelling, Jane,' said Diana, 'during your walk on the moor. But ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Dread remorse when you are tempted to err, Miss Eyre; remorse is the poison of life.
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Novelists should never allow themselves to weary of the study of real life. If they observed this du...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Jane! will you hear reason?' (he stooped and approached his lips to my ear) 'because, if you won't, ...
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
Un hombre no puede olvidar la devoción que sentía por una mujer así, no debe ser, no puede ser
CHARLOTTE BRONTë
I'm a universal patriot...my country is the world.
CHARLOTTE BRONTë