Not a tie hold me to human society at this moment - not a charm or hope calls me where my fellow-creatures are - none that saw me would have a kind thought or a good wish for me. I have no relative but the universal mother, Nature.
More Quotes from Charlotte Bronte:When you are inquisitive, Jane, you always make me smile. You open your eyes like an eager bird, and make every now and then a restless movement, as if answers in speech did not flow fast enough for you, and you wanted to read the tablet of one's heart.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
My habitual mood of humiliation, self-doubt, forlorn depression, fell damp on the embers of my decaying ire.
I think you will learn to be natural with me, as I find it impossible to be conventional with you
Poetry destroyed? Genius banished? No! Mediocrity, no: do not let envy prompt you to the thought. No; they not only live, but reign, and redeem: and without their divine influence spread everywhere, you would be in hell--the hell of your own meanness.
You are afraid of me, because I talk like a sphinx.
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