Charlotte Bronte Quotes


31 Charlotte Bronte quotes:



"Who has words at the right moment?"
"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."
"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."
"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will."
"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."
"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"
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"Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition."
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"If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it."
"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."
"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."
"Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs."
"I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward."
"I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don't flatter me."
"I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me."
"Better to be without logic than without feeling."
"I'm just going to write because I cannot help it."
"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."
"The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye."
"A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow."



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