Charlotte Bronte - Quotes

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The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.

The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.

Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation. ---->>>

I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. ---->>>

Give him enough rope and he will hang himself. ---->>>

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. ---->>>

Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. ---->>>

Better to be without logic than without feeling. ---->>>

If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends. ---->>>

True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it. ---->>>

The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye. ---->>>

Look twice before you leap. ---->>>

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. ---->>>

You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world. ---->>>

I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don't flatter me. ---->>>

Let your performance do the thinking. ---->>>

Conventionality is not morality. ---->>>

There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad. ---->>>

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones. ---->>>

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years. ---->>>

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.

Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves. ---->>>

I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.

I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.

Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties. ---->>>

If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it. ---->>>

It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. ---->>>

Who has words at the right moment? ---->>>

It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. ---->>>

I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me. ---->>>

You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength. ---->>>

I'm just going to write because I cannot help it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: April 21, 1816
Birthplace:
Die: March 31, 1855
Occupation: Novelist
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Charlotte Brontë (, commonly ; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She first published her works (including her best known novel, Jane Eyre) under the pen name Currer Bell (wikipedia)