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
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being...
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous...
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly...
Flirting is a womans trade, one must keep in practice.
Who has words at the right moment?
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to...
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must...
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter...
Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too...
Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too...
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing...
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit...
Look twice before you leap.