Today's quotes, like the quotes for the past two or three weeks, comes exclusively from one book. In Wuthering Heights I never liked ANY character and I would tell of it when I feature the book. That book covered every vice I can think of: jealousy, greed, covetousness, murder and more.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
Ellen Dean Page 67
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.
Ellen Dean Page 73
Well I won't repeat my offer of a wife; it is as bad as offering Satan a lost soul. Your bliss lies, like his, in inflicting misery.
Catherine Linton (or Earnshaw) Page 138
The mild and generous are only more justly selfish than the domineering.
Ellen Dean Page 112
Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends: they wound those who resort to them, worse than their enemies.
Isabella Linton (Mrs. Heathcliff) Page 216
Treachery and violence are a just return for treachery and violence.
Hindley Earnshaw Page 217
Good words. But deeds must prove it also; and after he is well, remember you don't forget resolutions formed in the our of fear.
Ellen Dean Page 286
A guest that is safe from repeating his visit can generally be made welcome.
Heathcliff Page 374