Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
Quote by Jane Austen
Jane Austen Quotes
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one...
If things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next.
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits,...
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen...
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person...
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is...
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to...
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now...
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is...
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is...
An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself....