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Charlotte Bronte Quotes

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'A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.'

'Better to be without logic than without feeling.'

'Conventionality is not morality.'

'Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.'

'I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.'

'I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.'

'If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.'

'Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.'

'Look twice before you leap.'

'Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.'

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Thornton, West Yorkshire
Died in Haworth, West Yorkshire
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