Emily Brontë was born 30 July 1818, and died 19 December 1848.
- He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- Terror made me cruel.
- 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
- Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
- If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
- Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
- The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don’t turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
- A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
Emily Brontë was an English novelist and poet, remembered for her novel, Wuthering Heights, which is now considered a classic of English literature. She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell. Her sisters were Anne Brontë and Charlotte Brontë.
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