Charlotte Bronte (March 21, 1816 - March 31, 1855)
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Conventionality is not morality.
Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
So much has religion done for me; turning the original materials to the best account; pruning and training nature. But she could not eradicate nature: nor will it be eradicated 'till this mortal shall put on immortality.
I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
Consistency is the key to anybody. And he's been around long enough. He's capable of that. It's been a frustrating year for him. [A] slow start, then [he] kind of kicked it in gear. Since he's been back, it's been hit or miss.
I'm just sitting there reading and doing whatever. He has a side to him that is a little silly at times. He said, 'Hey,' and he sits down. I said, 'What are you doing here?
(June 15, 1948 - )
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.