Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
Quote by Jane Austen
Jane Austen Quotes
The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you...
From politics, it was an easy step to silence.
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is...
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect...
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing...
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a...
The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
Well! Evil to some is always good to others.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. - Your...
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish...
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all...
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs...