Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation
Quote by Charlotte Bronte
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
Conventionality is not morality.
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being...
You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead...
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to...
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for...
Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain...
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing...
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the...
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state...
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous...
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.