32 Best Emily Bronte Quotes

32 Best Emily Bronte Quotes

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Emily Bronte was a poet and novelist from Yorkshire, England. She is most famous for her book Wuthering Heights, which has become a cult classic. She died on December 19, 1848 at the young age of 30.

“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.”

“Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.”

“Be with me always – take any form – drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I cannot live without my life! I cannot live
without my soul!”

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”

“Heaven did not seem to be my home; and I broke my heart with weeping to come back to earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out into the middle of the heath on the top of
“Wuthering Heights; where I woke sobbing for joy.”

“Honest people don’t hide their deeds.”

“Hush, my darling! Hush, hush, Catherine! I’ll stay. If he shot me so, I’d expire with a blessing on my lips.”

“I am the only being whose doom- No tongue would ask no eye would mourn.”

“I hate him for himself, but despise him for the memories he revives.”

“I have dreamt 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.
“And this is one: I’m going to tell it – but take care not to smile at any part of it.”

“I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free.”

“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.”

“If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.”

“If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.”

“I’ll be as dirty as I please, and I like to be dirty, and I will be dirty!”

“It is for God to punish wicked people; we should learn to forgive.”

“It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn.”

“Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, But which will bloom most constantly?”

“Nelly, I am Heathcliff – he’s always, always in my mind – not as a pleasure, any more then I am always a pleasure to myself – but, as my own being.”

“Oh, I’m burning! I wish I were out of doors! I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free… and laughing at injuries, not maddening under them! Why am I so changed?”

“Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.”

“Shall Earth no more inspire thee-Thou lonely dreamer now?”

“She burned too bright for this world.”

the rose ray of the closing day-May promise a brighter morrow.”

“Though earth and man were gone, / And suns and universes ceased to be, / And Thou were left alone, / Every existence would exist in Thee.”

“Time brought resignation and a melancholy sweeter than common joy.”

“Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.”

“Twas grief enough to think mankind-All hollow servile insincere.”

“What use is it to slumber here-Though the heart be sad and weary?”

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

“You know that I could as soon forget you as my existence!”