Emily Brontë

British writer, poet

Lived from: 1818-1848

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Emily Brontë

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    A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
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    A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
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    A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847)

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    Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
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    Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
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    He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847)

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    How cruel, your veins are full of ice-water and mine are boiling.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847)

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    I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
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    I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
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    I have no pity! I have no pity! The more the worms writhe, the more I yearn to crush out their entrails!

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847) Ch. XIV

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    I have not broken your heart - you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847)

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    I have to remind myself to breathe - almost to remind my heart to beat!

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847) Ch. XXXIII

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    I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal...
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    I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847) Ch. XII)

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    If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn't love as much in eighty years as I could in a day.

    Source: Wuthering Heights (1847)

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