I think that good reads is a good website to check out what book you want to read. Jane Eyre is a very sad book and poignant. It's really sad because she's an orphan and nobody wants her. A woman finds out that she is an orphan and adopts her. Jane treats her as if that were here mother and they get along very beautifully at the end.
More Quotes from Charlotte Bronte:It is a very strange sensation to inexperienced youth to feel itself quite alone in the world, cut adrift from every connection, uncertain whether the port to which it is bound can be reached, and prevented by many impediments to returning to that it has quitted. The charm of adventure sweetens that sensation, the glow of pride warms it; but then the throb of fear disturbs it...
I do not want sacrifice, sorrow, dissolution -- such is not my taste. I wish to foster, not to blight -- to earn gratitude, not to wring tears of blood -- no, nor of brine: my harvest must be in smiles, in endearments, in sweet -- That will do. I think I rave in a kind of exquisite delirium. I should wish now to protract this moment ad infinitum; but I dare not. So far I have governed myself thoroughly. I have acted as I inwardly swore I would act; but further might try me beyond my strength.
I believe it was an inspiration rather than a temptation
You have rather the look of another world. I marvelled where you had got that sort of face.
Fair as a lily, and not only the pride of life, but the desire of his eyes
I knew he would soon strike, and while dreading the blow, I mused on the disgusting and ugly appearance of him who would presently deal it.
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A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.
Honore de Balzac
I think everybody's nuts.
Often when He comes, He finds the soul occupied. Other guests are there, and He has to turn away. He cannot gain entry, for we love and desire other things; therefore, His gifts, which He is offering to everyone unceasingly, must remain outside.