Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

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."

"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."

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.
Look twice before you leap.
Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition.
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.


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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