Charlotte Brontë quote about life from Jane Eyre - remorse is the poison of life.
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remorse is the poison of life.
 Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (16 October 1847). copy citation

Author Charlotte Brontë
Source Jane Eyre
Topic life poison remorse
Date 16 October 1847
Language English


“Now, when any vicious simpleton excites my disgust by his paltry ribaldry, I cannot flatter myself that I am better than he: I am forced to confess that he and I are on a level. I wish I had stood firm—God knows I do! Dread remorse when you are tempted to err, Miss Eyre; remorse is the poison of life.»
«Repentance is said to be its cure, sir.»
«It is not its cure. Reformation may be its cure; and I could reform—I have strength yet for that—if—but where is the use of thinking of it, hampered, burdened, cursed as I am?” source

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