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Charlotte Bronte quotes: Poverty, for me, is synonymous with degradation. Poverty, for me, is synonymous with degradation.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: My rest might have been blissful enough, only a sad heart broke it. My rest might have been blissful enough, only a sad heart broke it.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I pronounced them with such frantic energy. I pronounced them with such frantic energy.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I often think it would be such luxury to go mad, and not have to worry about anything. Others would have to worry for me, about me. I often think it would be such luxury to go mad, and not have to worry about anything. Others would have to worry for me, about me.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: With what judgment ye judge ye shall be judged! With what judgment ye judge ye shall be judged!
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I wanted to be weak that I might avoid the awful passage of further suffering I saw laid out for me I wanted to be weak that I might avoid the awful passage of further suffering I saw laid out for me
Charlotte Bronte quotes: door, and locking it behind them. door, and locking it behind them.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Beauty is given to dolls, majesty to haughty vixens, but mind, feeling, passion and the crowning grace of fortitude are the attributes of an angel. Beauty is given to dolls, majesty to haughty vixens, but mind, feeling, passion and the crowning grace of fortitude are the attributes of an angel.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: He stood between me and every thought of religion, as an eclipse intervenes between man and the broad sun. He stood between me and every thought of religion, as an eclipse intervenes between man and the broad sun.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Farewell!" was the cry of my heart as I left him. Despair added, "Farewell for ever! Farewell!" was the cry of my heart as I left him. Despair added, "Farewell for ever!
Charlotte Bronte quotes: ...but I believed in the existence of other and more vivid kinds of goodness, and what I believed in I wished to behold. ...but I believed in the existence of other and more vivid kinds of goodness, and what I believed in I wished to behold.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Good-night, my- He stopped, bit his lip, and abruptly left me. Good-night, my- He stopped, bit his lip, and abruptly left me.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: And it is madness in all women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it ... And it is madness in all women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it ...
Charlotte Bronte quotes: He fumed like a bottled storm. He fumed like a bottled storm.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: We should acknowledge God merciful, but not always for us comprehensible. We should acknowledge God merciful, but not always for us comprehensible.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine. Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Now here (he pointed to the leafy enclosure we had entered) all is real, sweet, and pure Now here (he pointed to the leafy enclosure we had entered) all is real, sweet, and pure
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Ex-act-ly, pre-cisely: with your usual acuteness, you have hit the nail straight on the head. Ex-act-ly, pre-cisely: with your usual acuteness, you have hit the nail straight on the head.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: As much goodwill may be conveyed in one hearty word as in many. As much goodwill may be conveyed in one hearty word as in many.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Suspense is irksome, disappointment bitter. Suspense is irksome, disappointment bitter.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: What delusion has come over me? What sweet madness has seized me? What delusion has come over me? What sweet madness has seized me?
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Nervous alarms should always be communicated, that they may be dissipated. Nervous alarms should always be communicated, that they may be dissipated.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I am not your dear; I cannot lie down: send me to school soon, Mrs. Reed, for I hate to live here. I am not your dear; I cannot lie down: send me to school soon, Mrs. Reed, for I hate to live here.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Strange that grief should now almost choke me, because another human being's eye has failed to greet mine. Strange that grief should now almost choke me, because another human being's eye has failed to greet mine.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: ebullition of the sensations. I had long felt ebullition of the sensations. I had long felt
Charlotte Bronte quotes: The human and fallible should not arrogate a power with which the divine and perfect alone can be safely intrusted. The human and fallible should not arrogate a power with which the divine and perfect alone can be safely intrusted.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Unfeeling thing that I was, the sensibilities of the maternal heart were Greek and Hebrew to me. Unfeeling thing that I was, the sensibilities of the maternal heart were Greek and Hebrew to me.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: 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.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: A beauty neither of fine colour nor long eyelash, nor pencilled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance. A beauty neither of fine colour nor long eyelash, nor pencilled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: All my life was awake and astir in my frame ... and he I was not to array myself to meet. All my life was awake and astir in my frame ... and he I was not to array myself to meet.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: 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.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Mademoiselle is a fairy, he said, whispering mysteriously. Mademoiselle is a fairy, he said, whispering mysteriously.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us;
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I was left there alone - winner of the field. It was the hardest battle I had fought, and the first victory I had gained. I was left there alone - winner of the field. It was the hardest battle I had fought, and the first victory I had gained.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: To talk to each other is but a more animated and an audible thinking. To talk to each other is but a more animated and an audible thinking.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Your fortune is yet doubtful: when I examined your face, one trait contradicted another. Your fortune is yet doubtful: when I examined your face, one trait contradicted another.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Very good looking, with black hair and eyes, and lively complexion. Very good looking, with black hair and eyes, and lively complexion.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: If life be a war, it seemed my destiny to conduct it single-handed. If life be a war, it seemed my destiny to conduct it single-handed.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: CHAPTER VII WHICH THE GENTEEL READER IS RECOMMENDED TO SKIP, LOW PERSONS BEING HERE INTRODUCED CHAPTER VII WHICH THE GENTEEL READER IS RECOMMENDED TO SKIP, LOW PERSONS BEING HERE INTRODUCED
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Now I wept: Helen Burns was not here; nothing sustained me; left to myself I abandoned myself, and my tears watered the boards. Now I wept: Helen Burns was not here; nothing sustained me; left to myself I abandoned myself, and my tears watered the boards.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I am no bird and no net ensnares me I am no bird and no net ensnares me
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I think you will learn to be natural with me, as I find it impossible to be conventional with you I think you will learn to be natural with me, as I find it impossible to be conventional with you
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I would always rather be happy than dignified. I would always rather be happy than dignified.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: But afterwards, is there nothing more for me in life - no true home - nothing to be dearer to me than myself? But afterwards, is there nothing more for me in life - no true home - nothing to be dearer to me than myself?
Charlotte Bronte quotes: But I don't mean to flatter you: if you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it. But I don't mean to flatter you: if you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Who has words at the right moment? Who has words at the right moment?
Charlotte Bronte quotes: The longer we live, the more our experience widens; the less prone are we to judge our neighbor's conduct. The longer we live, the more our experience widens; the less prone are we to judge our neighbor's conduct.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: The man of regular life and rational mind never despairs. The man of regular life and rational mind never despairs.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit. Intelligence and proper education will give you independence of spirit.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: To live, for me, Jane, is to stand on a crater-crust which may crack and spue fire any day. To live, for me, Jane, is to stand on a crater-crust which may crack and spue fire any day.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: This notice has been written, because I felt it a sacred duty to wipe the dust off their gravestones, and leave their dear names free from soil. This notice has been written, because I felt it a sacred duty to wipe the dust off their gravestones, and leave their dear names free from soil.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: There are certain things in which we so rarely meet with our double that it seems a miracle when that chance befalls. There are certain things in which we so rarely meet with our double that it seems a miracle when that chance befalls.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Stick to the needle, learn shirt-making and gown-making and piecrust-making, and you will be a clever woman some day. Stick to the needle, learn shirt-making and gown-making and piecrust-making, and you will be a clever woman some day.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: You have not wept at all! I see a white cheek and a faded eye, but no trace of tears. I suppose then, your heart has been weeping blood? You have not wept at all! I see a white cheek and a faded eye, but no trace of tears. I suppose then, your heart has been weeping blood?
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Sir, you have now given me my 'cadeau;' I am obliged to you: it is the meed teachers most covet-praise of their pupils' progress. Sir, you have now given me my 'cadeau;' I am obliged to you: it is the meed teachers most covet-praise of their pupils' progress.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I must, then, repeat continually that we are forever sundered - and yet, while I breathe and think, I must love him.'- Jane Eyre I must, then, repeat continually that we are forever sundered - and yet, while I breathe and think, I must love him.'
- Jane Eyre
Charlotte Bronte quotes: It was her pleasure, her joy, to make me still the master in all things. It was her pleasure, her joy, to make me still the master in all things.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Women are supposed to be calm generally: but women feel just as men feel ... Women are supposed to be calm generally: but women feel just as men feel ...
Charlotte Bronte quotes: It is in vain to say human beings It is in vain to say human beings
Charlotte Bronte quotes: You, Jane, I must have you for my ownentirely my own. You, Jane, I must have you for my own
entirely my own.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: To the dear eye and eloquent tongue, to the soul made of fire, and the character that bends but does not break ... I am ever tender and true. To the dear eye and eloquent tongue, to the soul made of fire, and the character that bends but does not break ... I am ever tender and true.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: This pure little drop from a pure little source was too sweet: it penetrated deep, and subdued the heart This pure little drop from a pure little source was too sweet: it penetrated deep, and subdued the heart
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Vain favour! coming, like most other favours long deferred and often wished for, too late! Vain favour! coming, like most other favours long deferred and often wished for, too late!
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Misery generates hate. Misery generates hate.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: What have I to do with millions [of people]? The eighty I know despise me. What have I to do with millions [of people]? The eighty I know despise me.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I am neither a man nor a woman but an author. I am neither a man nor a woman but an author.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself. I The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself. I
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Propensities and principles must be reconciled by some means. Propensities and principles must be reconciled by some means.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Would not exchange this one little English girl for the Grand Turk's whole seraglio, gazelle-eyes, houri forms, and all! Would not exchange this one little English girl for the Grand Turk's whole seraglio, gazelle-eyes, houri forms, and all!
Charlotte Bronte quotes: And with that answer, he left me. I would much rather he had knocked me down. And with that answer, he left me. I would much rather he had knocked me down.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Wicked and cruel boy! I said. You are like a murderer - you are like a slave-driver - you are like the Roman emperors! Wicked and cruel boy! I said. You are like a murderer - you are like a slave-driver - you are like the Roman emperors!
Charlotte Bronte quotes: And I am a hard woman, -impossible to put off. And I am a hard woman, -impossible to put off.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Men, in general, are a sort of scum, very different to anything of which you have an idea. Men, in general, are a sort of scum, very different to anything of which you have an idea.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: I feared nothing but interruption, and that came too soon. I feared nothing but interruption, and that came too soon.
Charlotte Bronte quotes: Oh, I am not going to die, am I? He will not separate us, we have been so happy. Oh, I am not going to die, am I? He will not separate us, we have been so happy.