Anne Bronte

British writer

Lived from: 1820-1849

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Anne Bronte

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    A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
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    But he, that dares not grasp the thorn
    Should never crave the rose.
    Source: The Narrow Way (1848)
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    God will judge us by our own thoughts and deeds, not by what others say about us.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XXXIX
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    He despises me, because he knows I love him.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XVIII
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    His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.
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    How odd it is that we so often weep for each other's distresses, when we shed not a tear for our own!
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    I cannot love a man who cannot protect me.
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    I do believe a young lady can't be too careful who she marries.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XXII
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    I would not send a poor girl into the world, ignorant of the snares that beset her path; nor would I watch and guard her, till, deprived of self-respect and self-reliance, she lost the power or the will to watch and guard herself .
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    If we can only speak to slander our betters, let us hold our tongues.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. IX
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    If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them - not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.
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    Increase of love brings increase of happiness, when it is mutual, and pure as that will be.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XLV
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    It is a woman's nature to be constant - to love one and one only, blindly, tenderly, and for ever.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XXVII
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    It is better to arm and strengthen your hero, than to disarm and enfeeble your foe.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. III
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    Keep both heart and hand in your own possession, till you see good reason to part with them.
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