Literary Birthday - 30 July - Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë was born 30 July 1818, and died 19 December 1848

Nine Quotes

  1. He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
  2. Terror made me cruel.
  3. 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
  4. Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
  5. If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
  6. Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
  7. The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
  8. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
  9. Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.

Brontë was an English novelist and poet, remembered for her solitary novel,Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell.

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