He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine. —… Continue reading Emily Brontë
It was not the thorn bending to the honeysuckles, but the honeysuckles embracing the thorn. ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights. (Thomas Cautley Newby December 1847)
We have woven a web, you and I, attached to this world but a separate world of our own invention. We must cut the threads. — Ben Whishaw [John Keats] Bright Star (2009) Directed by Jane Campion.
I’ll be as dirty as I please, and I like to be dirty, and I will be dirty! — Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights. (Thomas Cautley Newby December 1847)
You said I killed you-haunt me, then! Be with me always-take any form-drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights. (Thomas Cautley Newby December 1847)
I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there: not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart: but really with it, and in it. ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights. (Thomas Cautley Newby December 1847)
No, I don’t think I will kiss you, although you need kissing, badly. That’s what’s wrong with you. You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how. — Margaret Mitchell, Gone With the Wind. (Grand Central Publishing; Reprint edition April 1, 1999) Originally published 1936.