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Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Brontė was an English novelist and the eldest of the three Brontė sisters whose novels have become enduring classics of English literature. She first published her work under the pseudonym Currer Bell.
Found 35 thoughts of Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

Look twice before you leap.

Charlotte Bronte

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

charlotte bronte

I try to avoid looking backward and keep looking upward.

Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.

Charlotte Bronte

Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.

Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

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

Who has words at the right moment?

Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

I hold a creed, which no one ever taught me, and which I seldon mention, but in which I delight, and to which I cling, for it extends hope to all; it makes eternity a rest - a mighty home - not a terror and an abyss. With this creed, I can so clearly distinguish between the criminal and his crime, I can so sincerly forgive the first while I abhor the last; with this creed, revenge never worries my heart, degredation never too deeply disgusts me, injustice bever crushes me too low; I live in calm, looking to the end.

Charlotte Bronte

Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.

Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

Conventionality is not morality.

Charlotte Bronte

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

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

Charlotte Bronte

I must dislike those who, whatever I do to please them, persist in disliking me; I must resist those who punish me unjustly.

Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

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

Charlotte Bronte

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 there, firm as weeds among stones.'

Charlotte Bronte

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

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

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

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

Charlotte Bronte
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