Emily Brontë

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No coward soul is mine,
No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere...

Emily Jane Brontë (July 30, 1818 – December 19, 1848) was a British writer and poet. She wrote her only novel, Wuthering Heights, under the pen name Ellis Bell.

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  • "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."[1]    
Simple: If a person who has not done before ten o'clock (10:00 AM) a half of the work he needs to do that day, he may not do the other half of the work that day.
  • "Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home."[2]    
Simple: After you smashed my palace, do not make me a small house and believe you are being kind to me by building the small house.
  • "I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself."[3]    
Simple: I am cured of wanting pleasure in society, in towns or away from towns. A wise man needs to find enough good society by being alone.


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