64 Inspirational Emily Bronte Quotes On Success In Life

Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. She also published a book of poetry with her sisters Charlotte and Anne titled Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell with her own poems finding regard as a poetic genius. These Emily Bronte quotes will motivate you.

Best Emily Bronte Quotes

  1. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ~ Emily Bronte
  2. “Thoughts are tyrants that return again and again to torment us.” ~ Emily Bronte
  3. “If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.” ~ Emily Bronte
  4. “Honest people don’t hide their deeds.” ~ Emily Bronte
  5. “I will walk where my own nature would be leading.” ~ Emily Bronte
  6. “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
  7. “I’ve dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after.” ~ Emily Bronte
  8. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” ~ Emily Bronte

  9. “She burned too bright for this world.” ~ Emily Bronte
  10. “I’ll walk where my own nature would be leading:It vexes me to choose another guide:Where the grey flocks in ferny glens are feeding; Where the wild wind blows on the mountainside.” ~ Emily Bronte
  11. “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
  12. “And from the midst of cheerless gloom I passed to bright unclouded day.” ~ Emily Bronte
  13. “Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.” ~ Emily Bronte
  14. “Your presence is a moral poison that would contaminate the most virtuous” ~ Emily Bronte

  15. “If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I’d be your slave.” ~ Emily Bronte
  16. “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
  17. “I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there; not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart; but really with it, and in it.” ~ Emily Bronte
  18. “I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow.” ~ Emily Bronte
  19. “I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free.” ~ Emily Bronte
  20. “It is strange people should be so greedy, when they are alone in the world.” ~ Emily Bronte

  21. “I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath and hare-bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.” ~ Emily Bronte
  22. “how cruel, your veins are full of ice-water and mine are boiling” ~ Emily Bronte
  23. “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
  24. “No coward soul is mine.” ~ Emily Bronte
  25. “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
  26. “Yes, as my swift days near their goal, ’tis all that I implore: In life and death a chainless soul, with courage to endure.” ~ Emily Bronte
  27. “I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death; and flung it back to me.” ~ Emily Bronte

  28. “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
  29. “If I had caused the cloud, it was my duty to make an effort to dispel it.” ~ Emily Bronte
  30. “Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.” ~ Emily Bronte
  31. “I can say with sincerity that I like cats… A cat is an animal which has more human feelings than almost any other.” ~ Emily Bronte
  32. “No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world’s storm-troubled sphere.” ~ Emily Bronte
  33. “Worthless as wither’d weeds.” ~ Emily Bronte Quotes
  34. “Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?” ~ Emily Bronte
  35. “He’s more myself than I am” ~ Emily Bronte

  36. “You have been compelled to cultivate your reflective faculties, for want of occasions for frittering your life away in silly trifles.” ~ Emily Bronte
  37. “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
  38. “Oh, I’m burning! I wish I were out of doors! I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free… and laughing at injuries, not maddening under them! Why am I so changed?” ~ Emily Bronte
  39. “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
  40. “I have to remind myself to breathe — almost to remind my heart to beat!” ~ Emily Bronte
  41. “Terror made me cruel.” ~ Emily Bronte

  42. “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
  43. “I have fled my country and gone to the heather.” ~ Emily Bronte
  44. “I take so little interest in my daily life, that I hardly remember to eat and drink.” ~ Emily Bronte
  45. “They forgot everything the minute they were together again.” ~ Emily Bronte
  46. “May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you – haunt me, then.” ~ Emily Bronte

  47. “Though earth and man were gone, And suns and universes ceased to be, And Thou wert left alone, Every existence would exist in Thee.” ~ Emily Bronte
  48. “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
  49. “We must be for ourselves in the long run; the mild and generous are only more justly selfish than the domineering.” ~ Emily Bronte
  50. “Wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers, for the sleepers in that quiet earth.” ~ Emily Bronte

  51. “The winter wind is loud and wild, Come close to me, my darling child; Forsake thy books, and mate less play; And, while the night is gathering grey, We’ll talk its pensive hours away.” ~ Emily Bronte
  52. “By this curious turn of disposition I have gained the reputation of deliberate heartlessness; how undeserved, I alone can appreciate.” ~ Emily Bronte Quotes
  53. “You’re hard to please: so many friends and so few cares, and can’t make yourself content.” ~ Emily Bronte
  54. “It is hard to forgive, and to look at those eyes, and feel those wasted hands,’ he answered. ‘Kiss me again; and 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
  55. “How strange! I thought, though everybody hated and despised each other, they could not avoid loving me.” ~ Emily Bronte

  56. “I’ll be as dirty as I please, and I like to be dirty, and I will be dirty!” ~ Emily Bronte
  57. “It is astonishing how sociable I feel myself compared with him.” ~ Emily Bronte
  58. “The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don’t turn against him, they crush those beneath them.” ~ Emily Bronte
  59. “Vain are the thousand creeds That move men’s hearts, unutterably vain; Worthless as withered weeds, Or idlest froth amid the boundless main.” ~ Emily Bronte
  60. “The entire world is a collection of memoranda that she did exist, and that I have lost her.” ~ Emily Bronte
  61. “Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.” ~ Emily Bronte

  62. “Terror made me cruel; and finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and soaked the bedclothes.” ~ Emily Bronte
  63. “He had the hypocrisy to represent a mourner: and previous to following with Hareton, he lifted the unfortunate child on to the table and muttered, with peculiar gusto, ‘Now, my bonny lad, you are mine! And we’ll see if one tree won’t grow as crooked as another, with the same wind to twist it!” ~ Emily Bronte
  64. “You know, I’ve had a bitter, hard life since I last heard your voice and if I’ve survived it’s all because of you.” ~ Emily Bronte

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