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
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous...
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead...
Conventionality is not morality.
Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation.
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to...
I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.
Who has words at the right moment?
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit...
I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly...
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they...
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the...
Better to be without logic than without feeling.
Look twice before you leap.
If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved...
Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own: in pain...
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing...
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.