Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
Source: Wuthering Heights
Contributed by: irinaann
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind."
Contributed by: Eve
I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!
Contributed by: ingebrita
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
Source: An Uncommon Scold, by Donald E. Westlake, 1989.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: Nelly, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 7, 1847.
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.
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?
I'll walk where my own nature would be leading- It vexes me to choose another guide.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
Source: Ellen Dean, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 13, 1847.
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