A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment
Quote by Jane Austen
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen...
With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please,...
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of...
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
It is only poverty that makes celibacy contemptible. A single woman of good fortune is...
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she...
The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you...
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own...
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
. . . provided that nothing like useful knowledge could be gained from them, provided...
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to...
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys...