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Charlotte Bronte
(1816-1855) born on
Apr 21
English novelist, poet. She was the most successful of the three Bronte sisters; wrote of women's drive for independence in "Jane Eyre," 1847.
         
   
F
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.

R
The writer who possesses the creative gift owns something of which he is not always master- something that at time strangely wills and works for itself.
A
Look twice before you leap.
N
Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
K
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Jane Eyre," ch. 29, 1847.
R: Preface to "Wuthering Heights," 1849.
A: "Shirley," ch. 9, 1849.
N: "Jane Eyre," ch. 21, 1847.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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