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    Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: enemies  violence  enemy 
     
    Heaven did not seem to be my home; and I broke my heart with weeping to come back to earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out into the middle of the heath on the top of Wuthering Heights; where I woke sobbing for joy.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: heart  joy  angel  heaven 
     
    He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: lies  dance  heaven 
     
    I love the ground under his feet, and the air over his head, and everything he touches and every word he says. I love all his looks, and all his actions and him entirely and all together.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: action 
     
    Honest people don't hide their deeds.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: people 
     
    It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn.
    — Emily Bronte
    I have to remind myself to breathe- almost to remind my heart to beat!
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: heart 
     
    If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.
    — Emily Bronte
    I have dreamt in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. And this is one: I'm going to tell it - but take care not to smile at any part of it.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: smile  care  gone  water  mind  dreams 
     
    She burned too bright for this world.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: world 
     
    Terror made me cruel…
    — Emily Bronte
    If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn't love as much in eighty years as I could in a day.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: power  year 
     
    Be with me always- take any form- drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: live 
     
    If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: universe 
     
    He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: soul 
     
    May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you - haunt me, then.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: living 
     
    I pray every night that I may live after him; because I would rather be miserable than that he should be - that proves I love him better than myself.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: live  night  pray 
     
    Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.
    — Emily Bronte
    How strange! I thought, though everybody hated and despised each other, they could not avoid loving me.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: thoughts  loving 
     
    I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: live 
     
    If I were in heaven, Nelly, I should be extremely miserable." "Because you are not fit to go there," I answered. "All sinners would be miserable in heaven.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: heaven  sinner 
     
    I hate him for himself, but despise him for the memories he revives.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: memory  hate 
     
    It is for God to punish wicked people; we should learn to forgive.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: god  learn 
     
    Kiss me again, but don't let me see your eyes! I forgive what you have done to me. I love my murderer-but yours! How can I?
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: kiss 
     
    I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free... Why am I so changed? I'm sure I should be myself were I once among the heather on those hills.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: girls  wishes  savage 
     
    I'll be as dirty as I please, and I like to be dirty, and I will be dirty!
    — Emily Bronte
    Time brought resignation and a melancholy sweeter than common joy.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: time  joy 
     
    I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: men  society  pleasure  company 
     
    You know that I could as soon forget you as my existence!
    — Emily Bronte
    Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: giving  charity 
     
    If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: work  silence 
     
    The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
    — Emily Bronte
    I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: existence 
     
    A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: heart  help  bad 
     
    Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: living 
     
    A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: chance  people  work 
     
    I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: faith  heaven 
     
    I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: gone  water  mind  dreams 
     
    I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow...
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: smile 
     
    What kind of living will it be when you - Oh, God! Would you like to live with your soul in the grave?
    — Emily Bronte
    tags: living  live  soul 
     
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    emily bronte
    Birth    : July 30, 1818
    Death  : December 19, 1848
    Occupation  : Novelist