Quotes by Charlotte Bronte

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte
Conventionality is not morality.
- Charlotte Bronte
Who has words at the right moment?
- Charlotte Bronte
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Let your performance do the thinking.
- Charlotte Bronte
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
- Charlotte Bronte
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
- Charlotte Bronte
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
- Charlotte Bronte
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
- Charlotte Bronte
I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
- Charlotte Bronte
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
- Charlotte Bronte
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I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.
- Charlotte Bronte
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
- Charlotte Bronte
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
- Charlotte Bronte
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.
- Charlotte Bronte
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
- Charlotte Bronte
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
- Charlotte Bronte
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
- Charlotte Bronte
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
- Charlotte Bronte
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
- Charlotte Bronte
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
- Charlotte Bronte
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
- Charlotte Bronte
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
- 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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