Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Having levelled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.
Emily Jane Brontë
Emily Brontë (1818-1848), British novelist, poet. Catherine, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 11 (1847).
Said to Heathcliff, who had accused her of treating him impersonally.