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Quotation by Charlotte Brontë
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns.
Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855), British novelist. Jane Eyre, Preface (1847).
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