Jane Austen Quotes

One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.

Jane Austen

Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.

Jane Austen

For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?

Jane Austen

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

Jane Austen

Single Women have a dreadful propensity for being poorwhich is one very strong argument in favour of Matrimony...

Jane Austen

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.

Jane Austen

Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.

Jane Austen

In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexes.

Jane Austen

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.

Jane Austen

Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.

Jane Austen

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife

Jane Austen

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

Jane Austen

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

Jane Austen

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

Jane Austen

We have been exceedingly busy ever since you went away. In the first place we have had to rejoice two or three times everyday at your having such very delightful weather for the whole of your journey...

Jane Austen

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