Quotations by Anne Bronte
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Born: Monday, January 17, 1820
Died: Monday, May 28, 1849 (29 years old)
A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
(Keywords: Nature, Light, Wind)
But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
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.
(Keywords: Heart, Wind)
I would not send a poor girl into the world, ignorant of the snares that beset her path; nor would I watch and guard her, till, deprived of self-respect and self-reliance, she lost the power or the will to watch and guard herself .
(Keywords: Power, Poor, Self, Will, World)
If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them - not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.
(Keywords: Son, Leading, World)
Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
(Keywords: Heart, Eyes, Tears, Weeping)
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.
(Keywords: Father, People, Cats, Children, Dogs, Poor)
There is always a "but" in this imperfect world.