Words matter. These are the best Charlotte Bronte Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Who has words at the right moment?
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.
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.
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
Conventionality is not morality.
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
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.
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
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.
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.
I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
You know full well as I do the value of sisters’ affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
Let your performance do the thinking.
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.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter – in the eye.
I don’t call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don’t flatter me.
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.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
I’m just going to write because I cannot help it.
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.