"If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger."
Happy Birthday, Emily Brontë!
Five Classic Emily Brontë Quotes
- He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- 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.
- Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
- Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
- 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 colour of my mind.
Emily Brontë (30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848) wrote Wuthering Heights. She published under the pen name Ellis Bell.