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.
Quote by Charlotte Bronte
Conventionality is not morality.
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing...
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter...
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they...
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to...
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous...
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being...
Flirting is a womans trade, one must keep in practice.
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit...
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too...
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must...
If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved...