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Jane Austen quotes: Time will explain. Time will explain.
Jane Austen quotes: I abhor every common-place phrase by which wit is intended I abhor every common-place phrase by which wit is intended
Jane Austen quotes: Fine dancing, I believe, like virtue, must be its own reward. Fine dancing, I believe, like virtue, must be its own reward.
Jane Austen quotes: Almost anything is possible with time Almost anything is possible with time
Jane Austen quotes: I am not at all in a humor for writing; I must write on till I am. I am not at all in a humor for writing; I must write on till I am.
Jane Austen quotes: No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment. No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
Jane Austen quotes: A Woman never looks better than on horseback A Woman never looks better than on horseback
Jane Austen quotes: I never wish to be parted from you from this day on. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.
Jane Austen quotes: What one means one day, you know, one may not mean the next. Circumstances change, opinions alter. What one means one day, you know, one may not mean the next. Circumstances change, opinions alter.
Jane Austen quotes: Time will generally lessen the interest of every attachment not within the daily circle. Time will generally lessen the interest of every attachment not within the daily circle.
Jane Austen quotes: Badly done, Emma! Badly done, Emma!
Jane Austen quotes: For to be unaffected was all that a pretty girl could want to make her mind as captivating as her person. For to be unaffected was all that a pretty girl could want to make her mind as captivating as her person.
Jane Austen quotes: Mr. Darcy, I could honestly forgive his vanity had he not wounded mine. Mr. Darcy, I could honestly forgive his vanity had he not wounded mine.
Jane Austen quotes: And, what is more remarkable, with a good constitution. She had three sons before Catherine was born; And, what is more remarkable, with a good constitution. She had three sons before Catherine was born;
Jane Austen quotes: Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion. Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.
Jane Austen quotes: Shyness is only the effect of a sense of inferiority in some way or other. Shyness is only the effect of a sense of inferiority in some way or other.
Jane Austen quotes: She could not be complying, she dreaded being quarrelsome; her heroism reached only to silence. She could not be complying, she dreaded being quarrelsome; her heroism reached only to silence.
Jane Austen quotes: But remember that the pain of parting from friends will be felt by every body at times, whatever be their education or state. But remember that the pain of parting from friends will be felt by every body at times, whatever be their education or state.
Jane Austen quotes: Now she was angry. Some Now she was angry. Some
Jane Austen quotes: Mr. Wickham was the happy man towards whom almost every female eye was turned, and Elizabeth was the happy woman by whom he finally seated himself Mr. Wickham was the happy man towards whom almost every female eye was turned, and Elizabeth was the happy woman by whom he finally seated himself
Jane Austen quotes: The most charming young man in the world is instantly before the imagination of us all. The most charming young man in the world is instantly before the imagination of us all.
Jane Austen quotes: Upon my word, you five your opinion very decidedly for so young a person. Upon my word, you five your opinion very decidedly for so young a person.
Jane Austen quotes: The distance is nothing when one has a motive. The distance is nothing when one has a motive.
Jane Austen quotes: Charles Adams was an amiable, accomplished & bewitching young Man; of so dazzling a Beauty that none but Eagles could look him in the Face. Charles Adams was an amiable, accomplished & bewitching young Man; of so dazzling a Beauty that none but Eagles could look him in the Face.
Jane Austen quotes: Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all. Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all.
Jane Austen quotes: It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad only as the event decides. It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad only as the event decides.
Jane Austen quotes: Oh! write, write. Finish it at once. Let there be an end of this suspense. Fix, commit, condemn yourself. Oh! write, write. Finish it at once. Let there be an end of this suspense. Fix, commit, condemn yourself.
Jane Austen quotes: There is one thing ... which a man can always do, if he chuses[sic], and that is, his duty. There is one thing ... which a man can always do, if he chuses[sic], and that is, his duty.
Jane Austen quotes: He smiled, looked handsome, and said many pretty things He smiled, looked handsome, and said many pretty things
Jane Austen quotes: I take no leave of you, Miss Bennet: I send no compliments to your mother. You deserve no such attention. I am most seriously displeased. I take no leave of you, Miss Bennet: I send no compliments to your mother. You deserve no such attention. I am most seriously displeased.
Jane Austen quotes: My sore throats are always worse than anyone's. My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.
Jane Austen quotes: To have been described long ago to a recent acquaintance by nameless people is irresistible. To have been described long ago to a recent acquaintance by nameless people is irresistible.
Jane Austen quotes: I want nothing but death. I want nothing but death.
Jane Austen quotes: No cold prudence for me. I am not born to sit still and do nothing. If I lose the game, it shall not be from not striving for it." The No cold prudence for me. I am not born to sit still and do nothing. If I lose the game, it shall not be from not striving for it." The
Jane Austen quotes: [W]here other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given. [W]here other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given.
Jane Austen quotes: A new sort of way this, for a young fellow to be making love, by breaking his mistress's head, A new sort of way this, for a young fellow to be making love, by breaking his mistress's head,
Jane Austen quotes: business he could have in town so soon business he could have in town so soon
Jane Austen quotes: A man who had felt less, might. A man who had felt less, might.
Jane Austen quotes: Not even Fanny had tears for aunt Norris, not even when she was gone for ever. Not even Fanny had tears for aunt Norris, not even when she was gone for ever.
Jane Austen quotes: I wish I might take this for a compliment; but to be so easily seen through I am afraid is pitiful. I wish I might take this for a compliment; but to be so easily seen through I am afraid is pitiful.
Jane Austen quotes: His own enjoyment, or his own ease, was, in every particular, his ruling principle. His own enjoyment, or his own ease, was, in every particular, his ruling principle.
Jane Austen quotes: Miss Bennet he acknowledged to be pretty, but she smiled too much. Miss Bennet he acknowledged to be pretty, but she smiled too much.
Jane Austen quotes: The season, the scene, the air, were all favourable to tenderness and sentiment. The season, the scene, the air, were all favourable to tenderness and sentiment.
Jane Austen quotes: thoroughly supplanted Mr. Knightley, and thoroughly supplanted Mr. Knightley, and
Jane Austen quotes: It is not every man's fate to marry the woman who loves him best It is not every man's fate to marry the woman who loves him best
Jane Austen quotes: It is truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of a large fortune is in want of a wife! It is truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of a large fortune is in want of a wife!
Jane Austen quotes: I admire all my three sons-in-law highly. Wickham, perhaps is my favourite; but I think I shall like your husband quite as well as Jane's. I admire all my three sons-in-law highly. Wickham, perhaps is my favourite; but I think I shall like your husband quite as well as Jane's.
Jane Austen quotes: I do suspect that he is not really necessary to my happiness. I do suspect that he is not really necessary to my happiness.
Jane Austen quotes: Pray, pray be composed, and do not betray what you feel to every body present Pray, pray be composed, and do not betray what you feel to every body present
Jane Austen quotes: It is very worthwhile to be tormented for two or three years of one's life, for the sake of being able to read all the rest of it. It is very worthwhile to be tormented for two or three years of one's life, for the sake of being able to read all the rest of it.
Jane Austen quotes: Strange things may be generally accounted for if their cause be fairly seached out. Strange things may be generally accounted for if their cause be fairly seached out.
Jane Austen quotes: Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! Worse than cold-hearted! Ashamed of being otherwise.Marianne Dashwood Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! Worse than cold-hearted! Ashamed of being otherwise.
Marianne Dashwood
Jane Austen quotes: Which of all my important nothings shall I tell you first? Which of all my important nothings shall I tell you first?
Jane Austen quotes: Good God! Willloughby, what is the meaning of this? -Marianne Dashwood Good God! Willloughby, what is the meaning of this? -Marianne Dashwood
Jane Austen quotes: A man does not recover from such devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not. A man does not recover from such devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not.
Jane Austen quotes: Have a little compassion on my nerves. You tear them to pieces. Have a little compassion on my nerves. You tear them to pieces.
Jane Austen quotes: For my part, I am determined never to speak of it again to anybody. I told my sister Phillips so the other day. For my part, I am determined never to speak of it again to anybody. I told my sister Phillips so the other day.
Jane Austen quotes: Obstinate, headstrong girl! Obstinate, headstrong girl!
Jane Austen quotes: my dear Sir Thomas!" interrupted Mrs. Norris, my dear Sir Thomas!" interrupted Mrs. Norris,
Jane Austen quotes: I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!- Elizabeth Bennet I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!- Elizabeth Bennet
Jane Austen quotes: ...and, my dear aunt, if you do not tell me in an honourable manner, I shall certainly be reduced to tricks and stratagems to find out. ...and, my dear aunt, if you do not tell me in an honourable manner, I shall certainly be reduced to tricks and stratagems to find out.
Jane Austen quotes: The past, present, and future, were all equally in gloom. The past, present, and future, were all equally in gloom.
Jane Austen quotes: But it is," returned she; "for Mrs. Long has just been here, and she told me all about it. But it is," returned she; "for Mrs. Long has just been here, and she told me all about it.
Jane Austen quotes: Before them an indifferent house, standing low, and hemmed in by the barns and buildings of a farm-yard. Before them an indifferent house, standing low, and hemmed in by the barns and buildings of a farm-yard.
Jane Austen quotes: to hope was to expect to hope was to expect
Jane Austen quotes: Ever since her being turned into a Churchill, she has out-Churchill'd them all in high and mighty claims. Ever since her being turned into a Churchill, she has out-Churchill'd them all in high and mighty claims.