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Charlotte Bronte Quotes

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
Charlotte Bronte
Free, Bird, Net

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

I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Charlotte Bronte
Keep, Forward, Looking

You know full well as I do the value of sisters’ affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
Charlotte Bronte
Value, Full, Sisters

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Dreams, Heart, Thoughts

Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Charlotte Bronte
Success, God, Men

Let your performance do the thinking.
Charlotte Bronte
Thinking

Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
Charlotte Bronte
Life, Cannot, Event

Better to be without logic than without feeling.
Charlotte Bronte
Feeling, Logic

I don’t call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don’t flatter me.
Charlotte Bronte
Love, Far, Call

There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
Charlotte Bronte
Between, Difference, Mad

The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter – in the eye.
Charlotte Bronte
Often, Soul, Eye

I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
Charlotte Bronte
Death, Almost, Monotony

Conventionality is not morality.
Charlotte Bronte
Morality

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Education, Heart, Difficult

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Matter, State, Within

I’m just going to write because I cannot help it.
Charlotte Bronte
Cannot, Help

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Age, Old, Youth

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
Charlotte Bronte
Mind, Makes, Restless

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Friends, While, Conscience

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
Love, Friendship, Friends

Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
Charlotte Bronte
Enough, Himself, Hang

Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
Charlotte Bronte
Christian, Duties, Madam

Who has words at the right moment?
Charlotte Bronte
Words, Moment

If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
Charlotte Bronte
Nature, Majority, Yours

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Cannot, Action, Beings

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Cannot, Action, Beings

Look twice before you leap.
Charlotte Bronte
Twice, Leap

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.
Charlotte Bronte
Life, Strength, Yourself

True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.
Charlotte Bronte
True, Feeling, Fine

I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
Charlotte Bronte
Easy, Belief, Creed

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