Ten Famous Quotes from Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights

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Quotes from Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë’s British Victorian era novel Wuthering Heights is very engaging and a worth to read. I have chosen ten popular quotes from Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights which is a classic in English Literature.

About the Brontë Family

Do you know one thing? Only few members of the Brontë family were survived to adulthood and Emily Brontë (1818 – 1848) was one among them. She died at the age of 30.

The two other sisters of Emily, Anne and Charlotte were also rose to fame as novelists. Anne died at the age of 29 where Charlotte at 38. Anne penned the novel Agnes Grey. The cause of the early death of Brontë’s were tuberculosis.

Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë is well remembered for her one and only novel Wuthering Heights, which is considered as a masterpiece of English literature. She penned the novel under the pen name Ellis Bell.

Wuthering Heights is an amazing novel which portrays the wild and passionate love between Cathy and Heathcliff. The horror described in the novel is something different compared to other Gothic novels. Due to the intense love, violence and the strong language used in this novel made the early reviewers think that the novel had been written by a man. Let’s see some of the quotes from Wuthering Heights.

Popular Quotes from Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“He shall never know I love him, and that, not because he’s handsome, but because he’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made out of, his and mine are the same.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“I have not broken your heart – you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“If you ever looked at me once with what I know is in you, I would be your slave.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“I will walk where my own nature would be leading.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“He shall never know I love him: and that, not because he’s handsome, but because he’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made out of, his and mine are the same.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“I love the ground under his feet, and the air over his head, and everything he touches and every word he says. I love all his looks, and all his actions and him entirely and all together.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“You fight against that devil for love as long as you may; when the time comes, not all the angels in heaven shall save him.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“I never told my love vocally; still, if looks have language, the merest idiot might have guessed I was over head and ears.”

Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

“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.”

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