What good it would have done me at that time to have been tossed in the storms of an uncertain struggling like, and to have been taught by rough and bitter experience to long for the calm amidst which I now repined!
More Quotes from Charlotte Bronte:The writer who possesses the creative gift owns something of which he is not always master something that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself.
Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
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.
Lucy, take my love. One day share my life. Be my dearest, first on earth.
I am not deceitful: if I were, I should say I loved you; but I declare I do not love you: I dislike you the worst of anybody in the world.
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
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