Emily Jane Brontë was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Brontë siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell.
You know that I could as soon forget you as...
You know that I could as soon forget you as my existence!
About the Book
The only novel of Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights is a gothic romance set in Yorkshire revolving around the relationship of the main characters Catherine and Heathcliff. At the time of publication, the stark cruelty in the novel challenged the prevailing Victorian morality of the day, so reception was very mixed. Today however, Wuthering Heights is widely considered a classic of English literature.
Other Quotes About Eternal Love
My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods: time will change it, I'm well aware, as winter changes the trees. My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Healthcliff! He's always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being.