Jane Austen Quotes.
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.
It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility.
My sore throats are always worse than anyone’s.
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another.
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
A man would always wish to give a woman a better home than the one he takes her from; and he who can do it, where there is no doubt of her regard, must, I think, be the happiest of mortals.