Jane Austen Quotes.
The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance.
Nothing ever fatigues me but doing what I do not like.
Is not general incivility the very essence of love?
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.
How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.
Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.
A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
I was quiet but I was not blind.
I would have everybody marry if they can do it properly: I do not like to have people throw themselves away; but everybody should marry as soon as they can do it to advantage.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.