Best Jane Austen quotes

Marriage quotes

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

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Love quotes

"You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you."

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Quotes about women

"A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment."

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Quotes about life

"I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun."

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Love quotes

"In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."

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Quotes about life

"I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal."

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Quotes about life

"Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort."

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Quotes about life

"I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library."

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Quotes about intelligence

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."

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Quotes about life

"Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us."

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Friendship quotes

"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."

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Love quotes

"The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!"

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Quotes about life

"There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense."

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Quotes about life

"But for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short."

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Wisdom quotes

"Angry people are not always wise."

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