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.
Quote by Charlotte Bronte
Look twice before you leap.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being...
Who has words at the right moment?
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must...
You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead...
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil...
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter...
Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain...
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit...
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing...
True enthusiasm is a fine feeling whose flash I admire where-ever I see it.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they...
Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.