"Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Charlotte Bronte on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Charlotte Bronte on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Charlotte Bronte on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Charlotte Bronte on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Charlotte Bronte on Mahatma Gandhi
"Memory in youth is active and easily impressible in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years."
"I feel monotony and death to be almost the same."
"The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed."
"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 firm there, firm as weeds among stones."
"If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own."