Anne Bront Quotes

I see that a man cannot give himself up to drinking without being miserable one half his days and mad the other.

Anne Bront

But all our talents increase in the using, and every faculty, both good and bad, strengthens by exercise.

Anne Bront

It is never too late to reform, as long as you have the sense to desire it, and the strength to execute your purpose.

Anne Bront

A light wind swept over the corn; and all nature laughed in the sunshine.

Anne Bront

It is better to arm and strengthen your hero, than to disarm and enfeeble your foe.

Anne Bront

I know I owe my all to Thee, O, take this heart I cannot give. Do Thou my Strength my Saviour be; And make me to Thy glory live!

Anne Bront

Keep both heart and hand in your own possession, till you see good reason to part with them.

Anne Bront

His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.

Anne Bront

She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

Anne Bront

But then to wake and find it flown, The dream of happiness destroyed, To find myself unloved, alone, What tongue can speak the dreary void? A heart whence warm affections flow, Creator, thou hast given to me, And am I only thus to know How sweet the joys of love would be?

Anne Bront

On all her breezes borne Earth yields no scents like those; But he, that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.

Anne Bront

Mamma does all she can,' said she, 'to make me feel myself a burden and incumbrance to the family, and the most ungrateful, selfish, and undutiful daughter that ever was born;

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She is not determined to forget me. It would be wrong to forget one so deeply and fondly devoted to her, who can so thoroughly appreciate her excellencies, and sympathise with all her thoughts, as I can do, and it would be wrong in me to forget so excellent and divine a piece of God's creation as she, when I have once so truly loved and known her.

Anne Bront

Never mind our kind friends: if they can part our bodies, it is enough; in God's name, let them not sunder our souls!

Anne Bront

Don't you know that every time we meet the thoughts of the final parting will become more painful? Don't you feel that every interview makes us dearer to each other than the last?

Anne Bront

Thank heaven, I am free and safe at last!

Anne Bront

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