92+ Best Emily Bronte Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Profoundly inspirational Emily Bronte quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Emily Bronte Quotes

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Bronte

I will walk where my own nature would be leading. Emily Bronte

Thoughts are tyrants that return again and again to torment us. Emily Bronte

Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree. Emily Bronte

If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results. Emily Bronte

If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results. Emily Bronte

Honest people don’t hide their deeds. Emily Bronte

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Bronte

I will walk where my own nature would be leading. Emily Bronte

I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. Emily Bronte

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. Emily Bronte

Thoughts are tyrants that return again and again to torment us. Emily Bronte

I’ve dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after. Emily Bronte

She burned too bright for this world. Emily Bronte

Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree. Emily Bronte

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. Emily Bronte

She burned too bright for this world. Emily Bronte

Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies. Emily Bronte

I’ll walk where my own nature would be leading. It vexes me to choose another guide Where the grey flocks in ferny glens are feeding; Where the wild wind blows on the mountainside. Emily Bronte

It is strange people should be so greedy, when they are alone in the world. Emily Bronte

I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. Emily Bronte

If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I’d be your slave. Emily Bronte

And from the midst of cheerless gloom I passed to bright unclouded day. Emily Bronte

I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there; not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart; but really with it, and in it. Emily Bronte

Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies. Emily Bronte

They forgot everything the minute they were together again. Emily Bronte

Your presence is a moral poison that would contaminate the most virtuous. Emily Bronte

If I had caused the cloud, it was my duty to make an effort to dispel it. Emily Bronte

If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I’d be your slave. Emily Bronte

Love is like the wild rose briar; Friendship like the holly tree. The holly is dark when the rose briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly? Emily Bronte

If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn’t love as much in eighty years as I could in a day. Emily Bronte

It is hard to forgive, and to look at those eyes, and feel those wasted hands, he answered. Kiss me again; and don’t let me see your eyes! I forgive what you have done to me. I love my murderer but yours! How can I? Emily Bronte

I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there; not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart; but really with it, and in it. Emily Bronte

I have fled my country and gone to the heather. Emily Bronte

I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow. Emily Bronte

He’s more myself than I am. Emily Bronte

I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free. Emily Bronte

No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world’s storm-troubled sphere. Emily Bronte

It is strange people should be so greedy, when they are alone in the world. Emily Bronte

If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn’t love as much in eighty years as I could in a day. Emily Bronte

I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath and hare bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth. Emily Bronte

And from the midst of cheerless gloom I passed to bright unclouded day. Emily Bronte

Be with me always take any form drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul! Emily Bronte

I can say with sincerity that I like cats. A cat is an animal which has more human feelings than almost any other. Emily Bronte

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.” ~ Emily Bronte

Yes, as my swift days near their goal, tis all that I implore In life and death a chainless soul, with courage to endure. Emily Bronte

I cannot express it but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you. Emily Bronte

I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death; and flung it back to me. Emily Bronte

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living. Emily Bronte

I cannot express it but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you. Emily Bronte

It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn. Emily Bronte

If I had caused the cloud, it was my duty to make an effort to dispel it. Emily Bronte

I take so little interest in my daily life, that I hardly remember to eat and drink. Emily Bronte

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living. Emily Bronte

You’re hard to please so many friends and so few cares, and can’t make yourself content. Emily Bronte

I can say with sincerity that I like cats. A cat is an animal which has more human feelings than almost any other. Emily Bronte

May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you haunt me, then. Emily Bronte

No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world’s storm troubled sphere. Emily Bronte

He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Brontë

“Worthless as wither’d weeds.” ~ Emily Bronte Quotes

Love is like the wild rose briar; Friendship like the holly tree. The holly is dark when the rose briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly? Emily Bronte

If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger. Emily Jane Brontë

He’s more myself than I am. Emily Bronte

Be with me always take any form drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul! Emily Brontë

You have been compelled to cultivate your reflective faculties, for want of occasions for frittering your life away in silly trifles. Emily Bronte

I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free. Emily Brontë

If I were in heaven, Nelly, I should be extremely miserable. Because you are not fit to go there, I answered. All sinners would be miserable in heaven. Emily Bronte

If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn’t love as much in eighty years as I could in a day. Emily Brontë

Oh, I’m burning! I wish I were out of doors! I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free and laughing at injuries, not maddening under them! Why am I so changed? Emily Bronte

I have not broken your heart you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine. Emily Brontë

If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger. Emily Bronte

I cannot express it; but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is or should be an existence of yours beyond you. What were the use of my creation, if I were entirely contained here? My great miseries in this world have been Heathcliff’s miseries, and I watched and felt each from the beginning my great thought in living is himself. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger: I should not seem a part of it. My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods time will change it, I’m well aware, as winter changes the trees. My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He’s always, always in my mind not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being. Emily Brontë

I have to remind myself to breathe almost to remind my heart to beat! Emily Bronte

If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave. Emily Brontë

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself. Emily Bronte

I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death; and flung it back to me. People feel with their hearts, Ellen, and since he has destroyed mine, I have not power to feel for him. Emily Brontë

I have fled my country and gone to the heather. Emily Bronte

I have dreamt in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. And this is one I’m going to tell it but take care not to smile at any part of it. Emily Brontë

I take so little interest in my daily life, that I hardly remember to eat and drink. Emily Bronte

I have to remind myself to breathe almost to remind my heart to beat! Emily Brontë

They forgot everything the minute they were together again. Emily Bronte

My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods time will change it, I’m well aware, as winter changes the trees. My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Healthcliff! He’s always, always in my mind not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being. Emily Brontë

May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you  haunt me, then. Emily Bronte

It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn. Emily Bronte

Though earth and man were gone, And suns and universes ceased to be, And Thou wert left alone, Every existence would exist in Thee. Emily Bronte

It is hard to forgive, and to look at those eyes, and feel those wasted hands, he answered. Kiss me again; and don’t let me see your eyes! I forgive what you have done to me. I love my murderer but yours! How can I? Emily Bronte

He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine. Emily Bronte

I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart: but really with it, and in it. Emily Brontë

We must be for ourselves in the long run; the mild and generous are only more justly selfish than the domineering. Emily Bronte

Honest people don’t hide their deeds. Emily Brontë